Re: [greenstone-users] Writing collection on Multiple CD's

From Katherine Don
DateTue, 21 Feb 2006 17:40:11 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Writing collection on Multiple CD's
In-Reply-To (000e01c6339b$ce0158a0$2844a8c0-puneet)
Hi

I think it might be difficult to have a standard greenstone self
installing cd which serves the collection off the cd, across multiple cds.
I don't know if the installer could cope with having files on different
cds, and once it is installed, the index files need to be in a
particular place.
But it may work if you create the cd contents and use some cd writing
software to span multiple cds (is this available?). then when the user
got it, they'd need to copy all the contents onto their hard drive (or
you could write an installer to do this??). Once its all in one place on
the hard drive, then they can run the installer.

Regards,
Katherine


S.Shashi Nath wrote:
> Hello list,
>
> I have a greenstone collection of PDF documents, which when exported to
> create a CD, has a total size of 1.5 GB.
>
> Since this cannot be written on a single CD, what do I do.??Can a single
> collection span several CD's.
>
> (Its not possible for me to write DVD's bcos, the audience/users whom I
> want to distribute my collection to, do not have DVD ROM's and thus
> cannot use them.)
>
> Looking fwd. to your replies.
>
> Regards
>
> S.Shashi Nath
>
>
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