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Need usage information to import 30000 articles

Postby pkpsupport » Thu Sep 07, 2006 2:42 am

We installed: ojs-2.1.0-1 and php:
PHP 5.0.5-2ubuntu1

I am trying to use the command line import tool, to import articles:

When I call the list, the php program is working:

ss@trinity:/var/www/www-data/ojs/ojs-2.1.0-1$ php tools/importExport.php list
Available plugins:

But when I try to see the usage, nothing was returned, eg:

ss@trinity:/var/www/www-data/ojs/ojs-2.1.0-1$ php tools/importExport.php NativeImportExportPlugin usage

Can you please send me the usage documentation for command line import?

I also want to know if it is possible to import automatically 30000 articles, under their own Content Page, instead of allocating each article on the web interface to its own issue?

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Postby asmecher » Thu Sep 07, 2006 8:14 am

Hi Jacobien,

There's probably an error message coming up that's not being displayed. Many distributions have different php.ini files for the Apache module and the command-line tool; in some distributions, for example, the CLI configuration is in /etc/php/cli/php.ini -- make sure the display_errors and startup errors settings are allowing you to see the error messages, and make sure the MySQL module is installed.

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it could help...

Postby mbria » Thu Sep 07, 2006 4:01 pm

Probably this miniHOWTO could help you to avoid common problems:


Best luck,

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Problem solved

Postby pkpsupport » Wed Sep 13, 2006 6:40 am

We installed MySQL module for the php cli. The command line import and export is now working succesfully.

Thanx asmecher, and thanx mbria for the detailed steps.

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Postby mbria » Thu Sep 14, 2006 3:09 pm

Good news.


See you in the net,

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