[EP-tech] Correct EPrints Export/Import syntax and issues

John Salter J.Salter at leeds.ac.uk
Tue Jan 31 12:36:00 GMT 2017

> whereas ~/.. is plain *wrong*

I'll use the full [EPRINTS_HOME] style in future assistance (feel free to administer a virtual slap if I (we?) don't!).


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From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Ian Stuart
Sent: 31 January 2017 12:22
To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Subject: Re: [EP-tech] Correct EPrints Export/Import syntax and issues

On 31/01/17 12:06, John Salter wrote:
> So, for my own notes, how 'usual' is having '~' mapped to the user's home?
> If we're answering questions or writing documentation about a command to
> run, should we be specifying e.g.
> eprints at server> [EPRINTS_HOME]/bin/export

Of course, [EPRINTS_HOME]/bin/export is correct, even if EPrints is 
installed in /home/foo; whereas ~/.. is plain *wrong* if EPrints is 
installed under (say) /opt

.... just observing :)

Ian Stuart.
Bibliographics and Multimedia Service Delivery team,
The University of Edinburgh.


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