Re: [greenstone-users] Shared build folder?

From Chaitra Rao
DateMon, 1 Nov 2004 11:01:02 +0530 (IST)
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Shared build folder?
In-Reply-To (4185854B-C7585D15-cs-waikato-ac-nz)
Hi,
I tried this. I tried physically placing some docs in the import
directory of the collection and built it using the gli. It didn't work. I
tried the same using command line build command. It threw some
errors. Can you tell me if I'm doing something wrong?

Thanx in advance :)

Regards,
Chaitra

On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, Michael Dewsnip wrote:

> Hi,
>
> > Hi,
> > I was wondering if I could have a shared folder where people could add
> > files and the librarian just builds it from command line or have an
> > automated script that does this. The people in our lab are very impressed
> > with the greenstone interface and its functionalities but have expressed
> > their desire to have some kinduva distributed system where they could add
> > to the collection.Greenstone version3 was not found very useful since the
> > applet takes a lot of time to download. Is there any way I could have them
> > upload the files into the collect/collection-name/import directory so that
> > the librarian could build it later or have a script do this?
>
> Yes you can do this, exactly as you describe: have people upload their data
> into the collect/collection-name/import directory, and have a project leader
> rebuild the collection periodically. You just need a way of moving data
> around your network -- how to do this depends on your network, and is
> independent of Greenstone.
>
> Regards,
>
> Michael
>
>