From 03/19/2007 to 04/17/2007


03:58 PM Revision 3242 (metacat): transfer to value to upper case.
Jing Tao
03:40 PM Bug #2826 (Resolved): add ability for search engines to index metacat documents
Need to enable search engines to index metacat contents. This involves (1) making download URLs for each XML documen... Matt Jones
03:36 PM Revision 3241 (metacat): Added new feature to allow metacat documents to be retrieved from a URL that does not use the query url syntax, instead embedding the docid and qformat in the url path, as in this example:
This format allows clients to read documents without entering a query ...
Matt Jones
03:25 PM Revision 3240 (metacat): Decreased the debug message priority to 'debug' level for messages when reading an XML document.
Matt Jones
02:22 PM Revision 3239 (metacat): Fixed bug that modified query wasn't add.
Jing Tao
05:32 PM Revision 3238 (metacat): Add some new constance
Jing Tao
05:32 PM Revision 3237 (metacat): Add method to handle union operator.
Jing Tao


02:51 PM Revision 3236 (metacat): Added predicates to return paths.
10:27 AM Revision 3235 (metacat): Limited use of predicates in XPath return fields


11:49 AM Revision 3234 (metacat): Add event log for timed replication.
Jing Tao
11:49 AM Revision 3233 (metacat): Add even log in replication.
Jing Tao
11:48 AM Revision 3232 (metacat): Use a log.dir variable to replace tmp dir in replication log file.
Jing Tao
11:45 AM Revision 3231 (metacat): Add new variable for replication log directory.
Jing Tao
06:34 PM Revision 3230 (metacat): Somehow the change went to the head rather than branch. So i rollback the change in head.
Jing Tao
06:13 PM Revision 3229 (metacat): This commit is for branch. In this commit the correct ip and user name will be stored in access_log table in replication event. However, it only for Forcereplication. And the test isn't completed yet. This commit is only for future use.
Jing Tao
06:01 PM Bug #2155: Metacat Performace: Rewrite the xml_nodes queries
A readable format of metacat original query with INTERSECT operator. Jing Tao


11:44 AM Bug #2818 (Closed): access_log bypassed by replication
Matt just check the access_log talbe in knb metacat and found there are only 397 insert/update/delete action from 200... Jing Tao
10:23 AM Revision 3227 (metacat): checking in timing print statments
05:41 PM Revision 3226 (metacat): Add a new method to print out more effecient query.
Jing Tao


04:41 PM Bug #2155: Metacat Performace: Rewrite the xml_nodes queries
Hi, matt:
The query modification looks good for "UNION" operator in Query Group. Do you have any idea if the operato...
Jing Tao


04:32 PM Revision 3225 (metacat): Add new data structure and method to handle query terms which have same search value.
Jing Tao
04:31 PM Revision 3224 (metacat): Add a new method to compare the query terms to see if they have same search value.
Jing Tao


02:07 PM Bug #2155: Metacat Performace: Rewrite the xml_nodes queries
It took about 39 seconds to run above query in knb database and got 982 rows.
If run the union query:
SELECT docid,do...
Jing Tao
12:30 PM Bug #2813: One Data Set Citation project id does not match with correct project id
The citation just displays the packageId that is listed in the EML metadata. Currently it is recommended that this p... Matt Jones
11:49 AM Bug #2813 (Closed): One Data Set Citation project id does not match with correct project id
This is the only data set I've noticed this happening with but I think it is worth noting. Perhaps just this individu... Callie Bowdish


09:14 AM Bug #2155: Metacat Performace: Rewrite the xml_nodes queries
We were aware of this before. But still, the special case where the same query term is being searched is the ...
Matt Jones


04:04 PM Bug #2155: Metacat Performace: Rewrite the xml_nodes queries
Now I found a problem in query modification.
If path query looks like:
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<pathquery version="1.0"...
Jing Tao
05:28 PM Revision 3223 (metacat): Get rid of user_owner=public part in access query.
Jing Tao


01:23 PM Bug #129: Metacat Performance: paged Query Returns
Metacat now does paged query returns. It also caches the last query with the user's session so that it does not need... Chad Berkley
01:17 PM Revision 3222 (metacat): reformatted a bit and removed unneeded code
01:10 PM Revision 3221 (metacat): paging now works well. sped up the caching by using SAX instead of DOM parsing. it seems fast. need some other people to test for me though. the two params needed are 'pagesize' and 'pagestart'. I haven't updated any of the web interfaces to use this, so if you want to try it, you'll have to type in the url the old fashioned way


04:38 PM Revision 3220 (metacat): Add a new overload method - createResultDocument and add a new check for null.
Jing Tao
03:23 PM Revision 3219 (metacat): got paging working. metacat also now caches resultsets for users' sessions. the paging is a bit slow, due to some xpath statements. i need to get this optimized now.


04:03 PM Revision 3217 (metacat): Fix bug in advanced search that first surfaced in Java 1.5.0/Tomcat 5.5. Only set the sessid parameter if the sessionId string that is passed in is non-null.
Duane Costa
10:17 AM Revision 3216 (metacat): Change "server" to "config.hostname" in config.hostname description.
Jing Tao
07:51 AM Revision 3215 (metacat): At Jing's suggestion, added back descriptions for the 'server' and 'httpserver' properties. Since the default values can be used in most cases, the descriptions were added to the table titled 'Other properties in that you can (but generally need not) change'.
Added text to description of 'config.port.https' property. Duane Costa


02:55 PM Bug #2797: Character set (charset) problem when filling out form
Here is a data set that shows the character set (charset) problem with text not displaying correctl...
Callie Bowdish
12:44 PM Revision 3214 (metacat): Update metacat installation documentation for 1.7 release.
Duane Costa
10:53 AM Bug #2807: Data Set Upload for SAEON
Design diagram:
Chris Barteau
10:44 AM Bug #2807 (Resolved): Data Set Upload for SAEON
Create a web interface to upload data sets and metadata files for Kruger NP.
Includes login, and inserting new docum...
Chris Barteau


03:35 PM Revision 3213 (metacat): Initial design document for the SEON data set uploading to metacat.
02:47 PM Revision 3212 (metacat): Currently every MetacatClientTest will generate new doicd and the the docid will be reused. So it will generate problem. I add new method to persistent the doicd in a file and this problem was fixed.
Jing Tao


03:33 PM Bug #2806 (Resolved): Online Edit action for a data package brings up a blank page
A data package can not be edited using the Online NCEAS Data Repository ( ). I tried data p... Callie Bowdish


10:41 AM Bug #2738: Announcement for when server will be unavialble
FIXED, will be incorporated into process. Matt Jones
10:39 AM Bug #2738: Announcement for when server will be unavialble
FIX by:
1) post announcements of maintenance to KNB website
2) Check for session activity before restarting server
Matt Jones
10:40 AM Bug #2690: Fully document the spatial option
Spatial documentaiton is reasonable but could use more details. Moving bug to 1.8. Matt Jones
10:31 AM Bug #2716: KNB Data Catalog Map does not display points
Fixed by synchronizing for multithreaded access to the shapefile. Matt Jones
09:59 AM Revision 3211 (metacat): adding changes to make paged query results possible


11:09 AM Bug #2805 (Resolved): Metacat Performance: updates from Morpho of data packages are taking longer than five minutes
When a data set is saved online it is a quick process. However, when it is saved or updated using Morpho it can take ... Callie Bowdish


11:42 AM Bug #2804: Nested Elements Cause the Returned Data to Be Truncated.
A possible solution is to require Kepler (or whatever the uploading agent is) to use entities to hide the HTML tags. ... David Sledge
11:27 AM Bug #2804 (Closed): Nested Elements Cause the Returned Data to Be Truncated.
Metacat doesn't handle values with nested elements well. Given the following:
David Sledge

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