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[EP-tech] Re: Bulk export/import



That seems like a bit of a round the houses approach. I?ll dig through the
source and see what I can find.

On 02/07/2015 13:16, "eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk on behalf of
George Mamalakis" <eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk on behalf of
mamalos at eng.auth.gr> wrote:

> From its documentation (perldoc ./bin/export) there doesn't seem to
>support something like that. On the other hand, the documentation
>mentions the option:
>
>'
>dataset:  The name of the dataset to export, such as "archive",
>"subject" or "user".
>'
>
>You could maybe "exploit" this option by moving some eprints from one
>dataset to another and by exporting/importing each dataset separately
>(and then moving the appropriate eprints where they really belong).
>
>Haven't checked the source code, though, so maybe there's another
>solution hidden somewhere there...:)
>
>
>On 02/07/2015 02:56 ??, Andrew Beeken wrote:
>> I wonder... Is it possible to export by type? I could perhaps export
>>each
>> type separately...
>>
>> On 02/07/2015 12:18, "eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk on behalf of
>> George Mamalakis" <eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk on behalf of
>> mamalos at eng.auth.gr> wrote:
>>
>>> 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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>
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