Yes, I think structure-builder is guilty as charged on all counts, just wanted to make sure you were aware of it.
On Jan 5, 2013, at 7:28 AM, Mark Ehle wrote:
Oops - make that 3. It would be handy to export an existing structure.
On Sat, Jan 5, 2013 at 7:18 AM, Mark Ehle
Richard - yup, I am using structure-builder. I might be wrong, but I think it has two shortcomings:
1) It won't allow you to build a structure under an existing collection. I am having to build a top-level community, and then use community-filiator to move it under where I want.
2) It won't let you build a collection by itself. It would be handy (for me anyway) to make an structure xml file of just a collection and then use a command to slot it under an existing community.
Like I posted before, I am able to use an empty METS package file (a zip with just mets.xml in it) and by using the packager command, I can create an empty collection under where I want it to go. It's a few extra steps, but it works. However, I have not found
a way to script the creation of a sub-community without having to move it after it's creation.
On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 11:12 PM, Richard Rodgers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Have you looked at StructBuilder, command-line tool used to create Communities & Collections from XML files:
Not sure if this fits your needs, but might be worth examining,
Hope this helps,
On Jan 4, 2013, at 8:00 PM, Mark Ehle wrote:
I need a way to create an empty collection from the command line. We are automating the ingestion of newspaper PDF's and the structure-build command will allow me to do everything I need except create a collection by itself in a separate step. The community
that the collection belongs to will already be established.
I'm using Dspace 3.0 on Ubuntu 12.10 server.
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