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From 03/08/2009 to 04/06/2009

04/06/2009

03:29 PM Bug #3928: Support multiple administrators ACL rules in editing existing documents
Fixed in r4905, with a relatively simple fix: displays the LDAP string of the document owner instead of the bogus Mor... Shaun Walbridge
03:28 PM Revision 4905 (metacat): Display helpful error message when user lacks permissions to edit a document, supress the 'use Morpho' message (closes Bug #3928)
walbridge
01:56 PM Bug #3950: Uploading additional files to an existing file breaks the permissions radio button
Fixed in r4904. Shaun Walbridge
01:51 PM Bug #3950: Uploading additional files to an existing file breaks the permissions radio button
Fixed in r4904. Shaun Walbridge
01:50 PM Bug #3950 (Resolved): Uploading additional files to an existing file breaks the permissions radio button
When modifying an existing data package, trying to use the 'upload data' element breaks, as the script doesn't detect... Shaun Walbridge
01:51 PM Revision 4904 (metacat): fix bug #3950, make additional uploads stick when modifying a document
walbridge
10:26 AM Revision 4903 (metacat): Change confirm page text to make it seem less like a receipt of completed information, which has confused a few NCEAS participants. Lower the visual impact of the horizontal rules.
walbridge

04/05/2009

03:26 PM Revision 4902 (metacat): Insert and squery load tests
daigle

04/03/2009

02:47 PM Revision 4901 (metacat): Three small fixes:
- 'salutation' was misspelled and wasn't picked up correctly in document modificiation
- keyword handling wasn't set...
walbridge
01:34 PM Revision 4900 (metacat): Matt's comments on Metacat Admin guide.
Matt Jones
07:08 PM Revision 4899 (metacat): Enable uploads for the default KNB skin. With the improvements to infrastructure Mike's done, this should work like a charm
walbridge
05:45 PM Revision 4898 (metacat): do not duplicate the true/false indicators for the metadata vocab/value matrix
ben leinfelder
05:40 PM Revision 4897 (metacat): use recordNum instead of studentId for transposed data
ben leinfelder
05:20 PM Revision 4896 (metacat): use "recordNum" rather than "studentId"
ben leinfelder
05:00 PM Revision 4895 (metacat): omit studentId values from normal resultset
strip the html tags from the qti elements for both return formats ben leinfelder

04/02/2009

04:27 PM Revision 4894 (metacat): Removed spatial coverage requirement for KNB skin
walbridge
03:20 PM Revision 4893 (metacat): disable output escaping for CDATA html elements
ben leinfelder
02:24 PM Bug #3928: Support multiple administrators ACL rules in editing existing documents
The issue isn't actually with auth.moderators, though we will want to either change the behavior to not include every... Shaun Walbridge
09:36 AM Revision 4892 (metacat): split vocab/value into two columns (can easily switch back to single column)
ben leinfelder
05:03 PM Bug #3929: Mulitple keywords aren't processed by the edit action properly
Fixed in r4891 Shaun Walbridge
05:00 PM Bug #3929 (Resolved): Mulitple keywords aren't processed by the edit action properly
There's been a regression since 1.8.1 and editing multiple keywords no longer works (originally part of #3319). It l... Shaun Walbridge
05:01 PM Revision 4891 (metacat): Adding back fix for editing documents with multiple keywords, closing #3929
walbridge

04/01/2009

04:01 PM Bug #3928 (Resolved): Support multiple administrators ACL rules in editing existing documents
This document is throwing and ACL error when trying to edit it:
http://knb.ecoinformatics.org/knb/metacat?action=rea...
Shaun Walbridge
12:00 PM Revision 4890 (metacat): question choices and metadata selection controlled by a counter - can easily increase the number returned...note: probably need to make this a parameter for user or be intelligent about figuring what the widest question is (ie: does it have 5,10,20! metadata entries?)
ben leinfelder
10:21 AM Revision 4889 (metacat): include short answer prompts in the resultset view
ben leinfelder
10:06 AM Revision 4888 (metacat): include prompt for both multiple choice and short answer questions when downloading
ben leinfelder
09:08 AM Revision 4887 (metacat): omit the demographic data - this is not well-defined for the prototype
ben leinfelder

03/31/2009

03:43 PM Revision 4886 (metacat): omit duplicate values in the for the standard metadata header section (columns for each question)
ben leinfelder
03:26 PM Revision 4885 (metacat): omit the metadata vocab/values from the normal header section since they will be used in the "matrix-style" header section
ben leinfelder
02:16 PM Revision 4884 (metacat): added more docs
kanderson
01:03 PM Bug #3922 (Resolved): Registry inserts "Select state or territory here." as default value
On the data registry form for new data submissions, the "U.S. State or Territory" drop down menu has a default value ... Jim Regetz
12:03 PM Revision 4883 (metacat): add vocab name/value matrix above data rows.
currently there is only a single column for the concatenated value of the vocab name + "/" + vocab value. it's so muc... ben leinfelder
09:33 AM Revision 4881 (metacat): reduce the extra whitespace on the transpose
ben leinfelder

03/30/2009

04:01 PM Revision 4880 (metacat): hide the "transpose" checkbox except when on the data cart page
ben leinfelder
11:10 AM Revision 4879 (metacat): use name attributes for selection entity-attributes.
note: this is still a static version of which question-level metadata is being included in the resultset ben leinfelder
11:08 AM Revision 4878 (metacat): only "correct" non-null values
ben leinfelder

03/27/2009

01:25 PM Revision 4877 (metacat): allow both text nodes and cdata nodes to provide content for document data package values (FIRST)
ben leinfelder
01:17 PM Revision 4876 (metacat): include qPrompt and qChoice
need to quote the csv so that commas in the question text do not throw it off ben leinfelder
11:21 AM Revision 4875 (metacat): Now the metadata attributes show as rows above the data.
very close!
todo: special handling for thesaurus (ie NBII/Bloom) metadata fields
ben leinfelder
09:15 AM Revision 4874 (metacat): pivot constrained to a List of specific attributes: studentId (record number), score, response.
This is the "lower half" of the return set (data).
now: on to the metadata header rows
ben leinfelder
05:02 PM Revision 4873 (metacat): Update version to 1.9.1. Add nrs ldap properties to configuration.
daigle

03/26/2009

04:06 PM Revision 4872 (metacat): Now doing the dataquery/download in the FIRST skin's jsp rather than embedded in the Metacat servlet.
TODO: implement the very-custom data return format agreed upon by the FIRST team ben leinfelder
04:02 PM Revision 4871 (metacat): remove DataTranspose from core metacat - only used in FIRST skin for this 1.9.1 release
ben leinfelder
02:21 PM Bug #3920 (New): ldapweb should use the correct location for 'organization' properties
To work around issues with modifying metacat.properties post-deployment, the UCNRS organization properties (including... Shaun Walbridge
02:04 PM Revision 4870 (metacat): Include hack for UCNRS organization properties.
walbridge
02:03 PM Revision 4869 (metacat): add LDAP base to NRS skin properties
walbridge
11:09 AM Revision 4868 (metacat): - build up username using base if username isn't fully qualified (e.g. cn=Manager,dc=ecoinformatics,dc=org)
- additional debugging statements for changePassword walbridge
11:07 AM Revision 4867 (metacat): add UCNRS LDAP properties
walbridge
06:34 PM Bug #3913: "forget password page" (ldap) on dev doesn't work for nceas organization
The removal of the organization LDAP properties (r4729) caused this to break. I've added an simple autoconfiguration ... Shaun Walbridge
06:29 PM Revision 4866 (metacat): - fix error reporting for failed password reset request
- automatically generate necessary LDAP parameters from our defaults,
included in auth.base and unaffiliated proper...
walbridge

03/25/2009

04:38 PM Revision 4865 (metacat): - reformat header
- add debugging for getLdapEntry searches
- add 'filter' parameter for organizations
walbridge
03:42 PM Revision 4864 (metacat): Provide improved contextUrl, provide proper URL in password reset message body
walbridge
03:04 PM Revision 4863 (metacat): Accidentally removed ACCESS constant declaration. Restored.
daigle
02:41 PM Revision 4862 (metacat): Handle UtilException
daigle
02:41 PM Revision 4861 (metacat): Roll back replication user changes. Fix code that converts access levels to integer and to text.
daigle
02:36 PM Revision 4860 (metacat): Add date to log output
daigle

03/24/2009

04:36 PM Revision 4859 (metacat): include pivot options for dataquery
ben leinfelder
03:25 PM Revision 4858 (metacat): added more to the draft.
kanderson
02:18 PM Bug #3906: Can't read files whose names are a path
This bug was third in a chain reaction that is described in but 3889. Basically, permissions issues caused zero leng... Michael Daigle
01:56 PM Bug #3908: replication data user permission error
Note, the replication user was added to the SessionService (next to the public user) so that it is always logged in. Michael Daigle
01:56 PM Bug #3908: replication data user permission error
The replication system was getting a user from the post request for certain read operations. It should have ALL perm... Michael Daigle
01:53 PM Bug #3889: KNB and LTER metacats not replicating some 210 test docs
This was related to but 3908, where there were permissions issues with the replication handler. This caused a chain ... Michael Daigle
11:24 AM Revision 4857 (metacat): Somehow log4j.properties is missing from head. Restoring it.
daigle
10:17 AM Revision 4856 (metacat): Introduce replication user. Use the fileutil writer methods instead of writing directly.
daigle
05:02 PM Revision 4855 (metacat): new datamanager feature!
Pivot a result set (rows to columns).
Handles simplest case:
-single id column (observation)
-single pivot column (p...
ben leinfelder

03/23/2009

02:56 PM Revision 4854 (metacat): Beef up exception handling from file utilities. Move UtilException to MetacatUtilException to eliminate conflict with similar exception in utility package.
daigle
12:55 PM Revision 4853 (metacat): add date to log output
daigle
10:45 AM Bug #3908: replication data user permission error
Hi, ben. I think this is perhaps the issue: "pisco_recruitment.314.1" is trying to ALSO specify access for data file... Jing Tao
09:57 AM Bug #3908: replication data user permission error
looking at the error message again, and looking at the Ids involved:
i found EML doc "pisco_recruitment.123.1" that s...
ben leinfelder
09:23 AM Bug #3908: replication data user permission error
looking into documents on LTER metacat:
pisco_recruitment.120 is a data file in the package pisco_recruitment.123.
Th...
ben leinfelder

03/21/2009

05:19 PM Bug #3911: Old cgi-bin references are still being rendered by 1.8.1 registry code
The URLs in the pages themselves (e.g. the 'Registry' link from the NCEAS skin) will work fine, only preexisting refe... Shaun Walbridge

03/20/2009

03:46 PM Bug #3913 (Resolved): "forget password page" (ldap) on dev doesn't work for nceas organization
I was trying to figure out the issue that "forget password page" doesn't work for UCNRS. After changing the username/... Jing Tao
03:33 PM Bug #3911: Old cgi-bin references are still being rendered by 1.8.1 registry code
This type of a redirect will simply shield the actual URI problem in the source. Can't we find these problems and fix... Matt Jones
03:15 PM Bug #3911 (Closed): Old cgi-bin references are still being rendered by 1.8.1 registry code
References to http://knb.ecoinformatics.org/cgi-bin/ should be redirected to their new and permanent home at /knb/cgi... Shaun Walbridge
06:02 PM Revision 4852 (metacat): added more documentation.
kanderson

03/19/2009

11:33 AM Bug #3907: Zero length documents are getting written to disk
Added code to make sure zero length docs do not get written. Michael Daigle
08:44 AM Bug #3907 (Resolved): Zero length documents are getting written to disk
From jim r:
As promised, below are some DPs that return a blank page when I attempt to view them on the web. Note ...
Michael Daigle
10:25 AM Revision 4851 (metacat): Do not read or write zero length documents to/from disk
daigle
10:01 AM Bug #3889: KNB and LTER metacats not replicating some 210 test docs
sbc_eml210_test.4 and sbc_eml210_test.5 are definitely erroring out on the knb side with an error described in ticket... Michael Daigle
09:59 AM Bug #3889: KNB and LTER metacats not replicating some 210 test docs
Moved the replication data permissions error to a separate ticket #3908 Michael Daigle
09:43 AM Bug #3889: KNB and LTER metacats not replicating some 210 test docs
Did you see any access control error which I reported on the second comment during the replication from lter to knb? Jing Tao
09:21 AM Bug #3889: KNB and LTER metacats not replicating some 210 test docs
checked on replication for the 6 packages listed when this bug was opened. Replication for these is at 50%. 3 out of ... Margaret O'Brien
09:57 AM Bug #3908 (Resolved): replication data user permission error
From Jing
I observed some error message during the replication from LTER to KNB:
Failed to write doc pisco_recru...
Michael Daigle
08:41 AM Bug #3906 (Resolved): Can't read files whose names are a path
During replication, Metacat is getting a lot of errors that look like:
knb 06:35:44,975: [ERROR]: error to handle...
Michael Daigle

03/18/2009

03:01 PM Revision 4850 (metacat): Added in-progress draft of Metacat Admin Guide.
kanderson
05:12 PM Revision 4849 (metacat): Handle all places where ldap may be null
daigle

03/17/2009

04:54 PM Revision 4848 (metacat): enclose more references to ldap and mesg in the if (ldap) statement.
daigle
04:40 PM Revision 4847 (metacat): made mesg var global to function.
daigle
04:35 PM Revision 4846 (metacat): left off ;
daigle
04:28 PM Revision 4845 (metacat): Do not try to use non-existant ldap object if ldap server is down.
daigle
02:41 PM Revision 4844 (metacat): made a few minor changes and additions.
kanderson
09:19 AM Bug #3889: KNB and LTER metacats not replicating some 210 test docs
Hi, Mike:
I observed some error message during the replication from LTER to KNB:
Failed to write doc pisco_recruitm...
Jing Tao
08:15 AM Bug #3895 (Closed): Add/update authentication architecture documentation
The current authentication documentation is out of date. Michael Daigle
08:14 AM Bug #3894 (Resolved): Document metacat eclipse dev setup
Fully document setting up metacat eclipse development environment Michael Daigle

03/16/2009

03:10 PM Bug #3891 (Resolved): Create a scheduler service
Right now, tasks in metacat are scheduled either via an event, like hitting metacat servlet, or timed delays. We sho... Michael Daigle
01:38 PM Bug #3889 (Resolved): KNB and LTER metacats not replicating some 210 test docs
Mike asked me to put this info into a bug.
sbc_eml210_test.6.2 (http://knb.ecoinformatics.org/knb/metacat/sbc_eml2...
Margaret O'Brien
01:24 PM Bug #3885: KNB metacat replication error log file is empty
There are several errors in ReplicationHandler that only report to the metacat log. These should report to the repli... Michael Daigle
01:12 PM Bug #3882: KNB Web links don't work correctly
Two issues. KNB web was still looking for cgi in the /cgi-knb directory. Changed it to look in /knb/cgi-bin.
Knbwe...
Michael Daigle
01:10 PM Bug #3883: OBFS skins still using ant tokens
The ant tokens were in the common directory for eml beta 6. Created beta 6 branch and fixed tokens in eml-settings. ... Michael Daigle
01:08 PM Bug #3853: Make sure the sbclter and pisco skins work with token replacement
Updated the SBCLTER skins with margaret. Chris said to leave pisco. They would make it work with an existing skin. Michael Daigle
09:12 AM Bug #3887: Add sessionid parameter to XML link in EML stylesheet
If the functionality is the same, can the session Id be left out? The URL will look much better and can also be maile... Margaret O'Brien

03/14/2009

09:28 AM Bug #3887 (Resolved): Add sessionid parameter to XML link in EML stylesheet
Margaret O'Brien recently reported the following problem accessing an XML-formatted EML document with protected acces... Duane Costa

03/13/2009

01:37 PM Revision 4843 (metacat): replace eml2_0_1-style-tag with eml2-style-tag
daigle
01:28 PM Revision 4842 (metacat): remove unneeded ecogrid.hostname property
daigle
01:27 PM Revision 4841 (metacat): Use only one eml common stylesheet directory for all post 2.0.0 beta versions of eml. Point all eml versions to that directory in skin xml files.
daigle
01:22 PM Revision 4840 (metacat): Increase database.maximumConnections from 25 to 200
daigle
01:20 PM Revision 4839 (metacat): Fix registryService file locations.
daigle

03/12/2009

04:40 PM Bug #3886 (Resolved): Metacat perfomance analysis
Metacat is using a lot of memory on production and seems to use many db connections. We should monitor and determine... Michael Daigle
10:46 AM Bug #3885 (Resolved): KNB metacat replication error log file is empty
In the new 1.9.0 knb metacat, it seems the replication log files' name are changed. Somehow the error log file is emp... Jing Tao
10:40 AM Bug #3881: Replication not working between KNB and LTER metacats
Got email from Duane and the replication seemed working. Jing Tao
06:07 PM Bug #3881: Replication not working between KNB and LTER metacats
After getting the new certificate issued for metacat.lternet.edu and change the server to metacat.lternet.edu:8443/kn... Jing Tao
05:50 PM Revision 4838 (metacat): made a couple corrections.
kanderson
05:26 PM Revision 4837 (metacat): Very rough draft of Metacat Admin guide outline
kanderson

03/11/2009

01:22 PM Bug #3884: Perl modules missing from 1.9.0 install
Completed the perl install instructions for 1.9.0 which included the Config::Properties module.
Works now.
Michael Daigle
01:21 PM Bug #3884 (Resolved): Perl modules missing from 1.9.0 install
Per Matt
Go to NCEAS skin (http://knb.ecoinformatics.org/knb/style/skins/nceas/)
then search for 'soil' which ...
Michael Daigle
01:21 PM Bug #3881: Replication not working between KNB and LTER metacats
LTER changed the host name of metacat. But the certificate and the host name in knb xml_replication has not been upda... Jing Tao
01:13 PM Bug #3881 (Resolved): Replication not working between KNB and LTER metacats
After the 1.9.0 upgrade on knb and lter, docs are not replicating from knb to lter. Jing is working with Duane C to ... Michael Daigle
01:19 PM Bug #3883 (Resolved): OBFS skins still using ant tokens
After the 1.9.0 Metacat release, Matt wrote:
Go to http://knb.ecoinformatics.org/knb/style/skins/obfs/
Search...
Michael Daigle
01:18 PM Bug #3882: KNB Web links don't work correctly
This was found after the 1.9.0 metacat release to KNB. Michael Daigle
01:17 PM Bug #3882 (Resolved): KNB Web links don't work correctly
There are several issues with links and hardcoded paths in knbweb. These have been reproduced in a dev environment.
...
Michael Daigle

03/10/2009

01:55 PM Revision 4836 (metacat): Draft of Metacat overview for scientists.
kanderson
01:52 PM Revision 4835 (metacat): Added draft of Metacat overview for scientists.
kanderson
 

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