Re: [greenstone-users] how to not copy the document repository

From Michael Dewsnip
DateMon, 11 Oct 2004 16:47:17 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] how to not copy the document repository
In-Reply-To (416823F3-6040806-gergltd-com)
Hi Isaac,

Try creating a symbolic link (in the "import" folder of your collection) to
your documents folder, instead of copying the contents into "import".

I'm not sure whether the pages will link to their original locations, but
if not it shouldn't be hard to fix.

Regards,

Michael

Isaac Gerg wrote:

> I have a folder containg my documents which I want to make searchable
> through the web to users on my intranet. I can build the collection
> just fine and search though it... but i notice my harddrive fills up
> when I do this. I noticed that my entire documents folder is copyed
> into /usr/local/gsdl/gli/collect. Is it possible to prevent this? I
> would like the pages to link to thier orignial locaiton and not the
> stuff copied so that I can preserve harddrive space. Additionally, this
> document repositiory is changing everyday and will need to be reindex
> everyday.
>
> Please help! I would appreciate anything you can do to help me!
>
> Thanks in advanced.
>
> Isaac
>
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> Gerg Ltd.
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