Re: [greenstone-users] Updating Collection/Multiple Users

From Katherine Don
DateThu, 09 Jun 2005 09:47:18 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Updating Collection/Multiple Users
In-Reply-To (6-2-0-14-2-20050608160811-02bb20c0-d-mail-virginia-edu)
Hi Denise

Here is the reply sent to Cao Minh Kiem.
Regards,
Katherine Don

> But I have 2 question to ask for help.
>
>>> 1. How to avoid rebuilding the collection when I add new documents
>>> to the collection? Is there Update option instead of Create option in
>>> GLI software?. When I remove the old document from "Import"
>>> subdirectory in Greenstonecollectcollection_directory, and take
>>> "Create" command, all old documents are gone.
>
>
> You will need to use command line building as there is no update feature
> in GLI yet. Populate and design your collection using GLI, then close
> the collection and run import.pl (-keepold) and buildcol.pl on the
> command line. See the developers guide and mailing list archives for
> more info about command line building.
>
>
>>>
>>> 2. Can GLI work in network environment for multiple users or only one
>>> user can use GLI at a time?. If there is the option, how to do this?
>>>
>
> Multiple users can use one installation of GLI, providing they can all
> write to the collect directory. It even supports having a different
> collect directory for each user - however, the greenstone runtime
> doesn't support this, so each collect directory would need its own
> greenstone server (and installation).
>
> Another alternative is to run the GLI as an applet - multiple users can
> build collections on a remote server. see
> http://www.greenstone.org/cgi-bin/library?e=p-en-faq-utfZz-8&a=p&p=faqinst#gliapplet
> for details about how to install this.

Denise Lajetta wrote:
> Hello -
>
> Were Cao's questions (below) answered on list? I would like to know
> this information as well.
>
> Thank you.
>
>
> From: "Cao Minh Kiem" <kiemcm@vista.gov.vn>
> To: <greenstone-users@list.scms.waikato.ac.nz>
> Date: Sat, 7 May 2005 00:13:42 -0700
>
> Dear List Member,
> I am testing the GSDL version 2.60. It is fine.
> But I have 2 question to ask for help.
> 1. How to avoid rebuilding the collection when I add new documents to
> the collection? Is there Update option instead of Create option in GLI
> software?. When I remove the old document from "Import" subdirectory in
> Greenstonecollectcollection_directory, and take "Create" command, all
> old documents are gone.
>
> 2. Can GLI work in network environment for multiple users or only one
> user can use GLI at a time?. If there is the option, how to do this?
>
> Thank you.
> Cao Minh Kiem
> Deputy-Director
> National Center for S&T Information
> 24 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hanoi. VIETNAM
> Tel: (84-4)-9349491. Fax (84-4)-9349127
> Email: kiemcm@vista.gov.vn
>
> <mailto:kiemcm@vista.gov.vn>
>
> Denise Lajetta, MA
> /Associate Curator
>
> /Kluge-Ruhe Collection of Aboriginal Art, UVA
> 400 Worrell Drive (PANTOPS)
> Charlottesville, VA 22911
>
> /tel./ 434.244.0234
> /fax/ 434.244.0235
> http://www.virginia.edu/kluge-ruhe/
>
>
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