From 11/19/2001 to 12/18/2001


01:24 PM Revision 885 (metacat): Updated properties to reflect the new EML version.
Matt Jones
01:23 PM Revision 884 (metacat): Added new dtd to style-set config file.
Matt Jones
01:05 PM Revision 883 (metacat): More changes to build process. No longer need the instdtd target
because it is handled by the install target. Updated installation
instructions accordingly.
Matt Jones
12:27 PM Revision 882 (metacat): Updated documentation to reflect new installprocess.
Modified build.xml to properly copy the docs into the distribution, which
required some changes in the ant token filt...
Matt Jones
11:50 AM Revision 881 (metacat): updated documentation. removed a lot of typos and updated all of the new stuff for the new release
11:15 AM Revision 880 (metacat): Updated the installation doc to reflect the new install procedure.
Matt Jones
10:15 AM Revision 879 (metacat): Updated build.xml to improve dtd handling so that DTDs can be included in
the distribution. Matt Jones
10:11 AM Revision 878 (metacat): moving metacat docs to xmltodb
09:52 PM Revision 877 (metacat): Improvements to the build process that make it easier to install the DTDs
form EML. There are now three new targets in the build.xml file:
getdtd: uses cvs to get a working copy of a tag...
Matt Jones
08:53 PM Revision 876 (metacat): Removed all of the redundant/obsolete copies of eml dtds from the
metacat module. Now one must get the dtds from the mdstandards/eml
module instead. This is doen to ensure that the ...
Matt Jones
06:57 PM Revision 875 (metacat): Updated the SQL for loading DTD references to use the correct file
names and paths and identifiers. Matt Jones


02:13 PM Revision 874 (metacat): updated for new eml release


10:00 AM Bug #366 (Resolved): Install & Test LDAP SSL Componenet for o=lter server
Need to reconfigure o=lter LDAP server to support SSL, also implement Hashed password for
password creation.
David Blankman


06:39 PM Bug #364: create OBFS interface for metacat
Created the initial interface. It took about an hour to port the html and xml
files from the NRS registry to adopt t...
Matt Jones
05:22 PM Bug #364 (Resolved): create OBFS interface for metacat
Agreed to produce an OBFS interface for metacat that parallels the NRS interface
but is branded for OBFS. Target is...
Matt Jones


02:09 PM Bug #332 (Resolved): hub replication feature
Metacat replication is currently configured such that transfers are not
transitive (ie, if A replicates to B, and B ...
Matt Jones
02:01 PM Bug #331 (Resolved): metacat data replication feature
Metacat currently does not replicate data objects. Agreed at the 2001 annual
meeting that it should be an option to ...
Matt Jones
10:53 AM Bug #329: groups ACLs do not work against LDAP
Finished. Groups now work properly. Matt Jones
10:49 AM Bug #272: install production root LDAP server
Referral to LTER server now works.
Created web-based system for creating new accounts and changing a user's
Matt Jones


11:51 AM Bug #309: metacat does not follow LDAP referrals
referrals are now working Chad Berkley
11:50 AM Bug #309: metacat does not follow LDAP referrals
referrals are now working. Chad Berkley


03:33 PM Bug #329: groups ACLs do not work against LDAP
Fixed these problems by fixing the ldapbase parameter to accomodate the new UID
styles and by changing the search alg...
Matt Jones
03:28 PM Bug #329 (Resolved): groups ACLs do not work against LDAP
The use of a "group" principal does not work when the AuthLdap adapter is
working. This was traced to problems in t...
Matt Jones
02:36 PM Revision 873 (metacat): Fixed the getUsers() and getPrincipals() methods so that they no longer
fail when large result sets are requested. The problem was that the
LDAP server was returning a "size limit exceeded...
Matt Jones


06:10 PM Revision 872 (metacat): Re-enabled referrals which I had turned off for debugging purposes.
Matt Jones
06:09 PM Revision 871 (metacat): Modified AuthLdap to fix the may problems associated with group and user
queries. Now the getGroups() and getUsers() methods work as advertised,
and there is a test of each of the methods i...
Matt Jones


11:59 AM Bug #328 (Resolved): ldap referrals crash system when one referree is down
the ldap authentication system crashes metacat if one of the referree servers is down and a referral is called. I do... Chad Berkley
08:10 AM Revision 870 (metacat): fixed error where person with 'all' permission could not update the access file.
08:10 AM Revision 869 (metacat): fixed error where person with 'all' permission could not update the access file.

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