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[EP-tech] Re: Bulk export/import

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@ecs.soton.ac.uk on behalf of
George Mamalakis" <eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk on behalf of
mamalos@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 μμ, 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
>> I discovered it falls over with 100,000 records, so I just copied the
>> database & attached a new eprints to it :D
>George Mamalakis
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>PhD (Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki),
>MSc (Imperial College of London)
>School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
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