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Community and Collection Structure Importer
This Command-Line tool gives you the ability to import a community and collection structure directory from a source XML file.
Argument: short and long (if available) forms:
Description of the argument
Source xml file. The presence of this argument engages import mode.
Output xml file. Required. A copy of the input augmented with the Handles assigned to each new Community or Collection.
Email of DSpace Administrator. Required.
XML Import Format
The administrator need to build the source xml document in the following format:
This will examine the contents of source.xml, import the structure into DSpace while logged in as the supplied administrator, and then output the same structure to the output file, but including the handle for each imported community and collection as an attribute.
- Currently this does not export community and collection structures, although it should only be a small modification to make it do so
Community and Collection Structure Exporter
This command-line tool writes the current Community and Collection structure into an XML document in the format which is read by the importer. See above for format details.
[dspace]/bin/dspace structure-builder [-h] [-?] -x -e <eperson> -o <output>
|Argument: short and long (if available) forms:|
|-x, --export||Export the current structure as XML. The presence of this argument engages export mode.|
|-e, --eperson email or netid|
User who is manipulating the repository's structure. Required. This user's rights determine access to communities and collections.
|-o, --output file path|
The exported structure is written here. Required.
|-h or -?||Help|