From 02/15/2008 to 03/15/2008


02:36 PM Bug #2495: Charset bug: Internationalization
While working with a data set ran into the Chinese measurement called mu (mǔ or 市亩, 畝). According to Wiki it i... Callie Bowdish
09:46 AM Revision 3765 (metacat): use {$contextURL} and {$cgi-prefix} param for absolute paths (instead of relative paths)
ben leinfelder
09:36 AM Revision 3764 (metacat): use {$contextURL} param for absolute paths (instead of relative paths)
note: this file seems not to be used in metacat now. ben leinfelder
09:13 AM Revision 3763 (metacat): use {$contextURL} param for absolute paths (instead of relative paths)
note: this file seems not to be used in metacat now. ben leinfelder
01:56 AM Revision 3762 (metacat): Fixes to record sies of ecogrid files, and to flag html files.
Matt Jones
06:12 PM Bug #1217: Extend Metacat Interface and Client
Moving this up in priority, so that we can get around the problem of having all data one one logical volume. Should ... Matt Jones


04:36 PM Bug #163: need data repository interface for metacat
I don't think we need this feature anymore. Jing Tao
04:35 PM Bug #929: Occasionally, deletes are VERY slow
It was fixed. Now delete is very fast. There was some table index issue there. Jing Tao
04:32 PM Bug #414: public key server for referral LDAP servers
It is done by sid. We can use both secure and plaint way to access referral LDAP servers Jing Tao
04:29 PM Bug #131: add doctype identifier to returnfields
See above comment Jing Tao
04:29 PM Bug #131: add doctype identifier to returnfields
Since we already have document type in query xml. It is not necessary to have the doctype in returnfields. Jing Tao
04:22 PM Bug #3032: Sanparks skin search is slower than other skin
It is duplicate to bug 3174
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 3174 ***
Jing Tao
04:22 PM Bug #3174: Metacat performance issue in Sanparks skin
*** Bug 3032 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. *** Jing Tao
03:37 PM Bug #3174 (Resolved): Metacat performance issue in Sanparks skin
Matt and Mike reported it would like about 4 or 5 minutes to do a search in sanparks skin of production server. We sh... Jing Tao
04:15 PM Bug #2971: Metacat Skins test report
I think shaun fixed the issue. Jing Tao
04:11 PM Bug #3176 (Resolved): Verify existing token changes to skins
Test the token changes that Chris and Ben made to the skins for the 1.8.1 release. Michael Daigle
03:46 PM Bug #3175 (New): Add a thread to build xml_queryresult table when metacat startup
xml_queryresult table is a big addition to improve metacat query performance. Currently metacat will build records of... Jing Tao


12:51 PM Bug #213: transaction support for packages
changing to postpone Chad Berkley


05:31 PM Revision 3761 (metacat): Add upload method into api.
Jing Tao


01:30 PM Bug #3113: Metacat performance: saves from mopho are slow
I installed a 1.8.0 metacat in dev machine, which have identical database knb to production server. But callie found ... Jing Tao
09:25 AM Bug #2831: " displays instead of quot symbol
Jing has fixed this and it has been tested on the Dev. test server using both
Morpho and the Form.
Here is Jing's c...
Callie Bowdish
09:17 AM Bug #2797: Character set (charset) problem when filling out form
Jing has fixed this and it has been tested on the Dev. test server using both Morpho and the Form.
Here is Jing's c...
Callie Bowdish
06:39 PM Bug #2983: Update PostgreSQL from 7.4 to 8.2 in knb.msi
Here is my new propose for the updating by rpms.
Main change:
a. Install postgresql 8.3.0 rather than 8.2.5
b. We ...
Jing Tao
05:33 PM Bug #2517: Charset bug: > "less than" symbol does not display correctly
see above comment for fixing. Jing Tao
05:32 PM Bug #2517: Charset bug: > "less than" symbol does not display correctly
This bug has been fixed (base on callie's testing). Here are somethings i did:
1)Use ServletOutputSteam to replace Pr...
Jing Tao
04:57 PM Revision 3760 (metacat): Remove commented test case.
Jing Tao
04:30 PM Bug #2155: Metacat Performace: Rewrite the xml_nodes queries
Now we can conclude:
ts search helps the query 1. without specifying xpath.
2. xpath is no...
Jing Tao
04:24 PM Bug #2155: Metacat Performace: Rewrite the xml_nodes queries
Here is the comparison when use search a eml path which is not in xml_path_index table:
SELECT docid,docname,doctype,...
Jing Tao


05:08 PM Revision 3759 (metacat): Don't transfer character which is greater than 128 or less thank 32 to numerical entity symbol.
Jing Tao
05:05 PM Revision 3758 (metacat): Modified the normalize subroutine - don't use %26 (url encoding) to replace &
Jing Tao


05:37 PM Revision 3757 (metacat): Using reponse.getOutputStream to replace reponse.getWriter in query and read method. So metacat can send correct special character back.
Jing Tao


06:17 PM Revision 3756 (metacat): Modified the test for nonlationcharacter.
Jing Tao


09:44 AM Bug #3170 (Resolved): ESA path in the email that is sent out does not work correctly
Failure An error occurred. Please check the list of errors below:
* Next revision number couldn't be less than...
Callie Bowdish


10:03 PM Revision 3755 (metacat): Modify normolize method by adding code to handle < > ' and "
Jing Tao
05:04 PM Bug #3146: Include FGDC metadata in KNB and NCEAS skin search results
I have this working locally, but now that I think about it, it's on top of some other post-1.8.0 changes in metacat.
ben leinfelder
04:05 PM Revision 3754 (metacat): Remove an obsolete class.
Jing Tao


03:16 PM Revision 3753 (metacat): Remove an obsolete private method getPartNodeRecordList.
Jing Tao
03:14 PM Revision 3752 (metacat): Remove an obsolete class.
Jing Tao
01:47 PM Bug #2155: Metacat Performace: Rewrite the xml_nodes queries
Here is the 1.8.0 query base on xml_nodes(not specifying the search path):
SELECT docid,docname,doctype,date_created,...
Jing Tao
01:40 PM Bug #2155: Metacat Performace: Rewrite the xml_nodes queries
I played around Postgresql new feature - text search. Here are some results:
Using metacat 1.8.0 search query (base ...
Jing Tao
01:15 PM Revision 3751 (metacat): Add new code for xml_nodes table.
Jing Tao
11:01 AM Bug #3168 (Resolved): ESA problem with requesting revision
Failure in requesting revision of docid: esa.46.1 ( Unable to insert the review on Metacat for the docid:esa.46.1)
Callie Bowdish
05:30 PM Revision 3750 (metacat): Some script to generate text search vector.
Jing Tao


02:33 PM Revision 3749 (metacat): Add timeout parameter for searching user name. If some exception happens, it wouldnot throw it, just print it out.
Jing Tao
02:31 PM Revision 3748 (metacat): Add a junit test for test AuthLdap. Currently we have getPrincipals test.
Jing Tao
11:36 AM Revision 3747 (metacat): *** empty log message ***
Jing Tao


02:11 PM Revision 3746 (metacat): display the docid.
also just display the publication date as is since the existing parsing made too many assumptions about how the date ... ben leinfelder
11:00 AM Revision 3745 (metacat): use $sessionid to determine if the edit boxes are shown
ben leinfelder
10:31 AM Revision 3744 (metacat): reuse the fgdc-root.xsl for both nceas and sanparks skins (it is included in different containing stylesheets)
note: still need to pin down the switch that [dis]allows editing of the the files ben leinfelder
10:08 AM Revision 3743 (metacat): use contextURL parameter so that the "shortform" url for looking at documents actually works and pulls in the correct js and css files
ben leinfelder
09:43 AM Revision 3742 (metacat): add support for FGDC doctype display
ben leinfelder
08:42 AM Revision 3741 (metacat): if there is no clientViewBean in the session, insert a new one - saves us from nullPointerException when using this in skins that may not be aware of the bean uses.
ben leinfelder
08:41 AM Revision 3740 (metacat): ignore commented out DOCTYPE declarations (don't force validation on them)
ben leinfelder


10:58 AM Revision 3739 (metacat): Get rid of the ant tokens and the relative paths by using the context url and cgi prefix provided by the settings.jsp.
Now the "short form" of urls will work with the iframe skins. sanparks and saeon can also be set as the "default" sk... ben leinfelder
10:55 AM Revision 3738 (metacat): include the contextURL parameter that is now being passed in by the DBTransform class.
pass this value to the javascript that assembles the iframes ben leinfelder
10:54 AM Revision 3737 (metacat): check for a leading "/" in the path when prepending the server context url.
we don't want to step on toes of people that are using "semi" relative paths (they leave out the server part, but pro... ben leinfelder
10:23 AM Revision 3736 (metacat): add debug statements so it's clear what transformer parameters are being passed
ben leinfelder
05:16 PM Revision 3735 (metacat): Use dev=1 replace dev like '1'. since postgres 8.3 doesn't support it.
Jing Tao


01:10 PM Revision 3734 (metacat): -use jsp rather than html files so hat the server context can be looked up on the fly (as well as additional options from the MetacatUtil class).
-incorporate the use of relative paths in the XML configuration (doctype=>stylesheet mapping)
Note: still using ant ...
ben leinfelder
01:07 PM Revision 3733 (metacat): include contextURL and cgi-prefix as parameters in all the transforms (initially used for nceas skin to remove ant tokens in the XSL files....but will be used by other skins as they are converted away from at tokens)
ben leinfelder
10:26 AM Revision 3732 (metacat): use cgi-prefix from build properties to configure the default skin for login.
removed hardcoded "" reference in the jsp and reads it from the file.
ben leinfelder


03:52 PM Revision 3731 (metacat): Add debug info for special charater.
Jing Tao
03:16 PM Revision 3730 (metacat): Remove the relation query.
Jing Tao


10:02 AM Revision 3729 (metacat): use the servlet context path to construct absolute paths to the various file locations
ben leinfelder
10:01 AM Revision 3728 (metacat): add servletContextUrl to make absolute paths from relative paths when constructing skins from the js/iframe template
ben leinfelder
10:01 AM Revision 3727 (metacat): add portnumber if not using 80
ben leinfelder
07:41 PM Revision 3726 (metacat): Change the relative path to use a function getServerName+getPortNumber+getContextPath. But there is still problem in default.js.
Jing Tao
07:38 PM Revision 3725 (metacat): Add server url to system id.
Jing Tao

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