Hamish - yes, it sounds like you are having an issue with pear.

 

Try running the following:

pear upgrade pear

 

Then see if this fixes your issues.

 

Andrew

 

From: Brett, Hamish [mailto:Hamish.Brett@dsto.defence.gov.au]
Sent: Monday, April 28, 2008 10:37 PM
To: Andrew Nagy; vufind-general@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: RE: [VuFind-General] Book Covers?

 

Hi Andrew

 

I edited the url below and put in my id and an isbn. I received an xml document that refers to urls with jpgs, and when I put them in a browser the picture came up. So it seems to me that part works. When I look in the bookcover.php file the next part refers to PEAR. I seem to be having a pear issue at present would this cause the bookcovers to fail? The problem is if i enter pear list-all for example I receive the following

 

File http://us.pear.php.net:80/rest/c/categories.xml not valid (received: HTTP/1.0 401 Authentication Required)

 

Hamish

 

 


From: Andrew Nagy [mailto:andrew.nagy@villanova.edu]
Sent: Monday, 28 April 2008 11:18 PM
To: Brett, Hamish; vufind-general@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: RE: [VuFind-General] Book Covers?

Brett - this maybe be a bit of a pain to test - but if you open up the bookcover.php file and find the url for amazon and copy that into a browser while entering in your amazon id as well as the isbn for the record - you should be able to see what is happening.  Let me know if you are able to get this to work or not.

 

It should look like this:

http://webservices.amazon.com/onca/xml?Service=AWSECommerceService&SubscriptionId=<MYAMAZONID>&Operation=ItemLookup&ResponseGroup=Images&ItemId=<ISBN>

 

Andrew

 

From: vufind-general-bounces@lists.sourceforge.net [mailto:vufind-general-bounces@lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Brett, Hamish
Sent: Monday, April 28, 2008 3:28 AM
To: vufind-general@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [VuFind-General] Book Covers?

 

Hi

 

I cannot get the book covers and summaries working. I have created an aws account with Amozon and have put the id in the .ini file. However it seems to timeout. I sit behind a proxy and am wondering if this has anything to do with it?

 

Thanks

 

Hamish

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