[EP-tech] Re: import "feature"

Jose Martin J.Martin at ulcc.ac.uk
Fri Aug 31 13:07:29 BST 2012


Well, congratulations anyway, Paolo!

You came up with the right solution   :)

Cheers,

	Jose.

-----Original Message-----
From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Florian Heß
Sent: 31 August 2012 10:45
To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: import "feature"

Am 30.08.2012 17:37, schrieb Paolo Tealdi:
> Dear all,
>
> as you know i'm testing 3.3.10.
> Our repository is a "read-only" repository : all records are imported 
> from another internal software used to collect publication records 
> from authors. The importing method is via batch file XML.
> When i implemented the past repository on 3.2.4 i noticed a strange 
> behaviour with import program, it seemed not to update records :
> --update parameter didn't work when the record was already present. I 
> resolved deleting and importing new records also per records already 
> present.
> Now with 3.3.10 version the situation seems to be similar: having more 
> experience with eprints source i debugged the import program again and 
> i think i'm resolving the problem with this little patch.
>

The patch below is official, cf. 
http://trac.eprints.org/eprints/changeset/7773.

Regards,
Florian

> --- /data/eprints-3.3.10/bin/import    2012-05-18 15:21:23.000000000 +0200
> +++ import    2012-08-30 17:28:07.000000000 +0200
> @@ -335,6 +335,7 @@
>                $item->update( $epdata,
>                        include_subdataobjs => 1,
>                    );
> +                        $item->commit();
>                print "EPRINTS_IMPORT: ITEM_UPDATED ".$item->get_id."\n"
> if $scripted;
>            }
>            elsif( defined($item = $opts{dataset}->create_dataobj( 
> $epdata
> )) )
>
>
> What do you think about ? Am i missed something ? Is it acceptable ?
>
> The import program is called with this parameters :
>
> ~/bin/import "EPRINTS_REPOSITORY"  --force --verbose 
> --enable-web-imports --enable-import-fields --update archive XML 
> "EPRINTS_XML"
>
> Best regards,
> Paolo Tealdi
>


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