Re: [greenstone-users] Problem in Collection rebuilding

From Lavji N. Zala
DateFri, 8 Jun 2007 17:42:58 +0530 (IST)
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Problem in Collection rebuilding
In-Reply-To (37FFCE0B-B540-4117-B82D-62CA175E687A-dlconsulting-com)
Dear John Rowe,

I renamed the index directory. Now it works perfectly. Thanks a lot for
your suggestion and resolving the problem.


Regards,

Lavji Zala
> Hi Lavji,
>
> Is this on Linux or some variety of Unix? Are you using the web-
> based GLI to rebuild now and have used the command line to rebuild in
> the past? If you have, the gsdl/collect/your_collection/index/*
> directory is probably owned by your user on the machine rather than
> the web server user (usually www-data on Linux).
> If this is the case then the easiest scenario is to move the index
> directory out of the way by typing this at the bash prompt while in
> your *collection* directory:
>
> mv index index.old
>
> That'll move the index directory out of the way and let the GLI
> replace it. To make sure this works in the future you probably want
> to make sure the web server has write access to the gsdl/collect/
> your_collection/* directory by running the following command in your
> *collection* directory:
>
> chmod a+rw .
>
> If you're doing this on some variety of Windows, start by rebooting
> the machine. If that doesn't work, try navigating to the gsdl/collect/
> your_collection/* directory and renaming the gsdl/collect/
> your_collection/index/* directory to something else.
> I hope this helps!
>
> *your_collection always designates the short name of your Greenstone
> collection.
>
>
> Cheers,
> John Rowe
> Business Development Manager
>
> DL Consulting
> Greenstone Digital Library and Digitisation Specialists
> johnr@dlconsulting.com
> www.dlconsulting.com
>
>
> On 7/06/2007, at 11:26 PM, Lavji N. Zala wrote:
>
>> Dear Colleagues,
>>
>> I have faced problem during collection rebuilding process. When i
>> press
>> the "Complete Rebuilding" button, the following message is appeared.
>>
>> "This collection cannot be rebuilt because the old index files
>> cannot be
>> deleted. Please make sure that Greenstone or some other program is not
>> using these files, and try again"
>>
>> I think, after installing the "ImageMagic" i have been suffered by
>> this
>> problem...
>>
>> Pl. help me out.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>>
>> Lavji N. Zala
>> Assistant Librarian,
>> Knowledge Exchange & Information Centre (KEIC),
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>> Ahmedabad
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