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From 10/10/2001 to 11/08/2001

11/08/2001

11:43 AM Bug #325 (Resolved): create site filters to convert site metadata to eml packages
Site specific metadata/data formats need to be converted into EML packages and
transferred via the harvester API to ...
Matt Jones
11:38 AM Bug #162: need harvest/batch load for metacat
Develop according to API defined in bug #323 and reference implementation in bug
#324
Matt Jones

11/01/2001

02:29 PM Revision 867 (metacat): fixed the error where the ldap authenticate took 15 seconds to execute
berkley
04:42 PM Bug #309: metacat does not follow LDAP referrals
I'm pretty sure the referrals are working correctly, however now, when a user logs in it takes on the order of 10-15 ... Chad Berkley

10/31/2001

11:06 AM Revision 866 (metacat): I think i have fixed the ldap referral bug. the test lter account that david made for me works, however I would like matt or someone more knowedgeable with ldap to please check my code. the changes I made are around line 200 of AuthLdap. I put a comment in the source where the code needs to be checked.
berkley

10/26/2001

08:44 AM Bug #271: production metacat install
done Chad Berkley
06:12 PM Bug #309: metacat does not follow LDAP referrals
Have a potential fix in place on the 'jones' context testing environment. Need
someone (David?) with an LTER account...
Matt Jones
05:45 PM Bug #309 (Resolved): metacat does not follow LDAP referrals
Metacat can't authenticate against the LTER ldap db because it doesn't need to
follow referrals properly. It was ne...
Matt Jones
05:18 PM Revision 865 (metacat): Fix for bug #309 so that Metacat will now follow LDAP referrals. Previously
the default was to ignore referrals. Now we explictly set the JNDI
Context.REFERRAL value to the value in the metaca...
Matt Jones

10/25/2001

10:55 AM Revision 864 (metacat): updated web.xml file for the download servlet
berkley

10/24/2001

10:53 AM Revision 862 (metacat): added new permission 'changepermission' and made 'all' inclusive for all permissions
berkley
06:13 PM Bug #305 (Resolved): create an ofa compliant oracle instance
need to update the oracle installation on ecoinfo to be ofa compliant Chad Berkley

10/23/2001

07:33 PM Revision 861 (metacat): README and build changes in preparation for the 1.0.0 release of Metacat.
The files contributing to this release are being tagged in CVS as
"METACAT_1_0_0".
Matt Jones
05:25 PM Bug #298: Problem with Export function
fixed a bug in metacat where the data file name was not being appended correctly
to the path causing an error stream ...
Chad Berkley
05:19 PM Revision 860 (metacat): Updated the knb.xml configuration to use the new public IDs associated with
eml beta 4. Matt Jones

10/22/2001

04:06 PM Revision 859 (metacat): fixed access control bug. the character data in the sax parser was not getting trimmed and causing problems. also fixed hard coded eml-dataset public id in the web index file
berkley
04:01 PM Revision 858 (metacat): Added new beta5 version of eml-software dtd, and added to catalog.
Matt Jones
02:46 PM Revision 857 (metacat): added new docid to returndoc for web form
berkley
11:00 AM Revision 856 (metacat): changed package and access file doctype
berkley
10:53 AM Revision 855 (metacat): took out hard coded paths for style dirs
berkley
10:32 AM Revision 854 (metacat): removed the stylesheet sql script since we don't need it anymore
berkley
09:46 AM Revision 853 (metacat): Added new DTD files for the new release of EML. Changed the naming
convention for all new DTDs, so the public IDs are now consistently
versioned.
Matt Jones
06:47 PM Bug #270: change LDAP interface to get complete DN from client
FIXED. Now the metacat authentication scheme assumes that the username passed
into metacat is the FULL DN and tries ...
Matt Jones
05:51 PM Revision 852 (metacat): Updated metacat login semantics. Now, metacat assumes the username passed
in is the 'full' distinguished name of the user. If that fails, then
instead it tries looking up the string and seei...
Matt Jones
05:12 PM Bug #303 (Resolved): replace oracle xslt with xalan xslt
Need to upgrade to a more spec-compliant CSLT engine, which looks like it should
be Xalan suing TraX at this point i...
Matt Jones

10/21/2001

04:07 PM Revision 851 (metacat): New version of the IE5 stylesheet that is XSLT 1.0 compliant.
Matt Jones

10/20/2001

08:48 PM Bug #280: provide support for multiple UI styles in metacat
Added a new generic style sheet called "ascii-treeview.xsl" that can format any
XML document into an ascci-art tree f...
Matt Jones
07:47 PM Revision 850 (metacat): CHanged style-set handling for case when a stylesheet for a specific
doctype has not been registered. Now we are using a simple "ascii tree"
view of the XML document. I'm hoping we can...
Matt Jones

10/19/2001

04:56 PM Bug #248: id finder needed for metacat
Resolved/FIXED. Matt Jones
04:50 PM Bug #248: id finder needed for metacat
FIXED with previosuly committed changes. Matt Jones
04:48 PM Bug #248: id finder needed for metacat
Rewrote the SQL function to select the MAX accession number used for a given
scope. The scope is now passed into Met...
Matt Jones
05:37 PM Bug #248: id finder needed for metacat
The current version of this code in Metacat will work correctly with the current
version of Morpho. The problem was r...
Dan Higgins
04:48 PM Revision 849 (metacat): Removed all DTDs from the metacat module in anticipation of getting
them from the standard "mdstandards/eml" module. This will mean
that an update to the build script is necessary in o...
Matt Jones
04:44 PM Revision 848 (metacat): Updated build.xml and README for a Beta 3 release. This is a temporary
release until the full Release 1.0 is produced next week. Matt Jones
02:50 PM Revision 847 (metacat): Fixed the function to return the max id for a given scope. Now the function
takes a parameter named 'scope' and returns the largest docid that has been
used under that scope in this metacat ins...
Matt Jones
10:34 AM Revision 846 (metacat): fixed bug where the whole filename of a data file was not appended to the file input stream so metacat just returned a null document
berkley

10/18/2001

04:57 PM Revision 845 (metacat): Fixed problem with metacat handleReadAction where the OutputStream from the
response object was closed and an attempt to reopen a PrintWriter was made
on the same response, which is illegal. N...
Matt Jones
11:13 AM Revision 844 (metacat): default css stylesheet so that metacat will look right
berkley
10:40 AM Revision 843 (metacat): removed errant comment that was causing an error in the xml_documents table
berkley

10/17/2001

01:20 PM Bug #272: install production root LDAP server
Installed and configured openldap 2.0.11 on ldap.ecoinformatics.org, and
configured it for both ldap and ldaps operat...
Matt Jones
10:46 PM Bug #278: Install production o=LTER LDAP Server
This feature is important, and our goal is to have it fully functional with the
new version of metacat and morpho by ...
Matt Jones
10:43 PM Bug #271: production metacat install
Also should point at the new LDAP service being installed on ecoinfo. Matt Jones
10:40 PM Bug #148: node-level granularity for ACLs
WONTFIX because we have decided that 1) node level granularity is largely
unneeded for our applications, and 2) there...
Matt Jones
10:39 PM Bug #19: need exception handling mechanism
WONTFIX because the exception handling is managed within each of the subsystems
of metacat, e.g., DocumentImpl handle...
Matt Jones
08:12 PM Bug #248: id finder needed for metacat
Need to change this function so that metacat returns the largest id number used
for a particular scope, regardless of...
Matt Jones

10/16/2001

11:29 AM Bug #298 (Resolved): Problem with Export function
If a dataset which includes a data document is inserted into production Metacat
context and then 'Exported' the expo...
Dan Higgins
10:44 AM Bug #186: add web metadata entry form for Metacat
have begun cgi framework using the template-toolkit module for the separation of
logic from presentation.
Chris Jones
10:41 AM Bug #293: Extend Metacat.pm perl module to Metacat
added getCookie() subroutine, and will use setOptions() to set the cookie. Chris Jones

10/15/2001

04:40 PM Bug #248: id finder needed for metacat
It appears that Metacat does NOT return the LAST ID (It seems to return the last
id of a dataset document. But there ...
Dan Higgins
 

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