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item urls changing

Postby davidfkane » Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:26 am

Hi All,

I have a problem, which is probably me doing something wrong...

I have noticed that some of the item urls have changed. This is a pain because it screws up any indexing done by Google or other search engines. Here is an example of how one of the records has changed...

has changed to

there are about 18,000 records in our harvester.

I am running this cron job for each archive to update weekly.

Code: Select all
php /var/www/harvester/tools/harvest.php 11 flush verbose last

Thanks in advance

David Kane
Waterford Institute of Technology Libraries
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Re: item urls changing

Postby davidfkane » Fri Nov 06, 2009 8:01 am

The take home message here is, I have found, not to 'flush' the pre-existing records. The database will re-insert the records with a higher number. The field auto-increments the number for each fresh record number.

Better to use
Code: Select all
php tools/harvest.php all from=last

... as so many have suggested on this forum.
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