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[EP-tech] Re: Bulk export/import
Ian and Andrew,
I think that one can import/export specific entries -if I'm not
mistaken-, but I'm not exactly sure about the syntax. If it allows for
ranges, the 100.000 entries problem may be addressed by just splitting
the export/import process to more than one export/import operations. I
have used this syntax to select specific eprints, but my syntax was
something like the following:
./bin/export archid archive XML 114 115 116 117 > /tmp/export1
which would seem very peculiar if it would have to be used for thousands
of records (I assume args would overflow!:)). Nonetheless, on the worst
case where ranges are not allowed, the former syntax could be used
successfully within a very carefully written script.
On 01/07/2015 06:37 ??, Ian Stuart wrote:
> On 01/07/15 15:25, Andrew Beeken wrote:
>> Hello all!
>> I?m currently looking at migrating our repository to a fresh install,
>> mainly because we have a bit of customisation to our live repo and I
>> want to see how this process would affect the integrity of the data.
>> Is there an easy way of importing all records from one repository,
>> say to an XML file and then importing to the new one?
> In general (and as George says) the XML-with-files export is the way to go.
> I discovered it falls over with 100,000 records, so I just copied the
> database & attached a new eprints to it :D
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