From 09/24/2007 to 10/23/2007


04:18 PM Revision 3525 (metacat): Fixed a bug that Option wasn't initialized.
Jing Tao
04:18 PM Revision 3524 (metacat): In test target, add copy command (copy to build dir).
Jing Tao
08:56 AM Revision 3523 (metacat): some hints about installing new shape files and/or adjusting styles etc.
ben leinfelder
08:53 AM Revision 3522 (metacat): switch to updated sanparks boundaries file
ben leinfelder
08:52 AM Revision 3521 (metacat): replace older sanparks boundaries shapefile with updated version (includes mokala)
ben leinfelder


07:18 PM Revision 3520 (metacat): Add installation instruction for enabling earthgrid.
Jing Tao


04:05 PM Bug #2983: Update PostgreSQL from 7.4 to 8.2 in knb.msi
Here is my propose for the updating by rpms.
1. Download packages :
Jing Tao
09:51 AM Revision 3519 (metacat): Mokala is actually farther north than the garden route parks....
ben leinfelder


05:52 PM Bug #2985 (Resolved): Expand public access flag to the whole ACL
Expand public access flag (from bug #2929) in MetaCatServlet.readFromMetacat, to do more than just signal public read... Chris Barteau
05:27 PM Bug #2984 (Closed): "AccessControlList.getACL" returns outdated XML structure
The "MetCatServlet.handleGetAccessControlAction" calls another method "AccessControlList.getACL". The resulting XML ... Chris Barteau


04:48 PM Revision 3518 (metacat): organize the various file action buttons
annotate table cells with classes defined in stylesheet (now they can be customized for each skin!)
make the data lab...
ben leinfelder


04:02 PM Revision 3517 (metacat): Added new functionality for action="Set Access". Includes methods handleChangeAccess, setPublicAccess and getNodeTextStack. Also, cleaned up some code as a result.
03:57 PM Revision 3516 (metacat): Modified string constant "SUB_DOCS_PATH" to be static and public accessible.
03:55 PM Revision 3515 (metacat): Modified to accept (and display) parameters "publicRead" and "message". Modifications to allow users to change public access to package.
03:48 PM Revision 3514 (metacat): Added param to indicate if public has read access or not, in the method "readFromMetacat". It only does this if reading a metadata document, for a skin-format,
and the user is not public. This is useful to the skin's metadata display/editing form, for indicating public access... barteau
05:05 PM Bug #2983: Update PostgreSQL from 7.4 to 8.2 in knb.msi
Consider auto update, RPM upgrade is better chioce. No matter rpm or source instllation, we have to shutdown metacat ... Jing Tao


04:42 PM Bug #2983: Update PostgreSQL from 7.4 to 8.2 in knb.msi
Another issue is about the install dir and the database data dir. The space
needed to install postgresql is about 30 ...
Jing Tao
03:07 PM Bug #2983: Update PostgreSQL from 7.4 to 8.2 in knb.msi
The disadvantage of installing pg8 from source code is that security patches will not be automatically applied. So, ... Matt Jones
02:38 PM Bug #2983: Update PostgreSQL from 7.4 to 8.2 in knb.msi
Here is the time issue:
Since we can install postgresql 8 while 7 is running, installation time is not a big issue. H...
Jing Tao
02:12 PM Bug #2983: Update PostgreSQL from 7.4 to 8.2 in knb.msi
In my test machine, I did succesfully installed 8 while 7 was running. In order to do so, we need install 8 from sour... Jing Tao
02:00 PM Bug #2983 (Resolved): Update PostgreSQL from 7.4 to 8.2 in knb.msi
Here is the email from matt:
I see no problem, so go ahead. However, you should be sure to absolutely mini...
Jing Tao
04:37 PM Revision 3513 (metacat): Some minor code cleanup.
03:58 PM Revision 3512 (metacat): Fixed bug where the Permission Order was always being set to 'allowFirst'.
It was comparing against the constant AccessControlInterface.DENYFIRST with the variable name surrounded by quotes. ... barteau
07:16 AM Revision 3511 (metacat): use garden route park boundary box coordinates for the four "missing" areas (knysna, tsit, mokala, wilderness)
ben leinfelder


06:15 PM Revision 3510 (metacat): initial skin draft for FIRST project as metacat deployment.
will require [much] more customization to be fully useful for project, but this is a start. ben leinfelder


09:34 AM Revision 3509 (metacat): sych left nav list and map locations with the "Parks A-Z" listing.
still missing spatial data for:
Knysna National Lake Area
Mokala National Park
Tsitsikamma National Park
Wilderness N...
ben leinfelder


02:08 PM Revision 3508 (metacat): fix IE compatibility issue with iframe content documents
ben leinfelder
11:44 AM Revision 3507 (metacat): Modified a sql command from "like" to "=". It dramatically improves the peformance of build index.
Jing Tao


05:20 PM Bug #2805: Metacat Performance: updates from Morpho of data packages are taking longer than five minutes
I searched the internet and found somebody said:
==Almost always, if delete is slow when selecting the same rows is ...
Jing Tao


03:57 PM Revision 3506 (metacat): Add two indexes to improve delete and update speed.
Jing Tao
03:56 PM Revision 3505 (metacat): Add two indexes to improve delete and upgrade performance.
Jing Tao
03:55 PM Revision 3504 (metacat): Add two indexes to improve deleting and update speed.
Jing Tao
03:54 PM Revision 3503 (metacat): Add two indexes to improve peformance of deleting and update
Jing Tao
03:42 PM Revision 3502 (metacat): Grant the public read access to the data files, if it was done for the metadata file. Also cleaned-up some debug statements.
03:28 PM Revision 3501 (metacat): Find out if the document is a Member of an EML package, and if that's not the case, than skip the test to see if access is set through EML metadata.
01:23 PM Revision 3500 (metacat): move the navstrip background to the iframe class so that it extends when displaying longer pages (eml docs, say)
ben leinfelder
06:00 PM Revision 3499 (metacat): crop to 112 height - removes bottom light green line
ben leinfelder
05:59 PM Revision 3498 (metacat): make css work in IE. found an errant quotation mark that was throwing IE off and making super-ugly pages.
then it was smoothing out the details one by one... ben leinfelder
05:58 PM Revision 3497 (metacat): move
ben leinfelder
05:57 PM Revision 3496 (metacat): explicitly set white background for main content.
ben leinfelder
05:57 PM Revision 3495 (metacat): add filler for title element so that rendering in IE is not compromised.
use regtext class for paragraph ben leinfelder


02:25 PM Revision 3494 (metacat): crop to 112 height - removes bottom light green line
ben leinfelder
01:29 PM Revision 3493 (metacat): added national parks locations from shapefile
(thank you shaun+postgis) ben leinfelder
10:01 AM Revision 3492 (metacat): use "within" rather than "intersects" as the spatial search criteria for dataset location.
(see bugzilla #2972) ben leinfelder
09:10 AM Revision 3491 (metacat): rearrange login validation javascript so that it actually works
ben leinfelder
08:50 AM Revision 3490 (metacat): added commented out reference to the all-in-one sanparks.xsl (resultset, eml, fgdc handling). this is for use with the no-iframe skin approach
ben leinfelder
08:46 AM Revision 3489 (metacat): keep the commented out lines incase we want to switch to no-iframes skin
ben leinfelder
08:44 AM Revision 3488 (metacat): changes used when experimenting with the no-iframe method of skinning (does not conflict with the previous method if skinning that uses iframes)
ben leinfelder
08:42 AM Revision 3487 (metacat): remove unused page import
ben leinfelder


05:00 PM Revision 3486 (metacat): Fixed 3 bugs:
1) If there is a call to this class without an "action" (i.e. the initial time the login form is loaded) a null point... barteau


04:10 PM Revision 3485 (metacat): Modifications to accomodate Downloads. Includes "Download" forms/buttons.
04:08 PM Revision 3484 (metacat): Modifications to accomodate Downloads.
04:06 PM Revision 3483 (metacat): Created method "private void download(ClientView bean, HttpServletResponse response)", along with several other additions to support downloading.
Includes functionality for FGDC-related package downloads (zip file) and individual data file downloads, with origina... barteau
04:02 PM Revision 3482 (metacat): Created new XPath constants for FGDC queries.
04:00 PM Revision 3481 (metacat): Created method "synchronized public InputStream sendParameters(Properties args) throws Exception".
Sends a request to Metacat. An alternative to the sentData method. Allows for sending multiple parameters with the ... barteau
06:04 PM Revision 3479 (metacat): clean up the commented out option list
close <form> tag ben leinfelder


02:38 PM Revision 3478 (metacat): deleted a empty bulletin.
Jing Tao
08:34 AM Revision 3477 (metacat): comment out annoying alert() debug statements
ben leinfelder
05:12 PM Bug #2971: Metacat Skins test report
Fixed the bug of default skin - clicking create new account, the new page will just show in the frame. Adding a targe... Jing Tao
05:08 PM Revision 3476 (metacat): fixed the bug that clicking create new user link(and change password and reset password links) will just show the new page in a frame.
Jing Tao


04:41 PM Revision 3475 (metacat): refactored <access> and <allow> element creation. Added logic to give both owner and skin admin privilages to access uploaded data objects.
04:23 PM Revision 3474 (metacat): Minor fixes to improve the registry CSS to match the new NCEAS skin. Still reliant on iframes, so the overall L+F is broken.
06:05 PM Bug #2971: Metacat Skins test report
After Shaun's new check-in, I test obfs,ltss, nrs and specnet skins. After login, the page can be redirected to entry... Jing Tao
05:19 PM Bug #1552: Dependence of NCEAS registry on Admin database
Callie's comment from dupe:
The ability to "search" on the list with somekind of "auto-field"
is mentioned and would...
Shaun Walbridge
05:18 PM Bug #1552: Dependence of NCEAS registry on Admin database
*** Bug 2785 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. *** Shaun Walbridge
05:18 PM Bug #2785: NCEAS project list does not update from the NCEAS admin database
Duplicate of bug #1552, marking as dupe, re-assigning the original to me.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicat...
Shaun Walbridge
05:14 PM Bug #1296: Registry: Need to login before the form is filled
Fixed for skins which use the registry (NCEAS, ESA, NRS, OBFS, SPECNET, LTSS). Changed registry workflow to redirect ... Shaun Walbridge


04:12 PM Revision 3473 (metacat): Cleaned up regexes used in register-dataset.cgi to support arbitrary numbers of elements for keywords. Cleaned up regexes for state selection, to omit default values. Added debug as a GET parameter, so a page can be debugged by appending `&debug=1'. Committed latest changes to file processing, to allow files to be deleted after returning to the entry page from confirmation or processing errors. Seperated out entryForm.js from entryForm.tmpl to simplify debugging.
04:04 PM Revision 3471 (metacat): Changes in login processing to match new register-dataset.cgi workflow: user must login before seeing the form, to prevent data loss. New template login.xsl provides simple redirection back to register-dataset.cgi.
03:57 PM Revision 3470 (metacat): Moved images to images/ subfolder
03:56 PM Bug #2971 (Resolved): Metacat Skins test report
Here are some problems happened in different skins
1) In obfs,ltss, nrs and specnet skins, there is no logout mechan...
Jing Tao
03:53 PM Revision 3469 (metacat): NCEAS skin changes: moved images into subfolder for organization, moved search javascript into sea
rch.js to cut down on replication. Modifications to nceas.css and midnight.css to clean up integration of Drupal theme. walbridge
09:59 PM Revision 3468 (metacat): Add debug information.
Jing Tao

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