News

October 2009 : a new release (bibus 1.5.0)

  • OOo3.1 compatibility
  • Infinite number of file/http links
  • Clever capitalization (lord of war => Lord of War ...)
  • Better handling of journal abbreviations
  • Import/Export filters can be added easily (plugin)
  • journal abbreviations and shortcuts can be easily edited (simple csv file that can be edited in OOo/excel or a text editor)
  • Lot of bug fixes
  • Requires python2.5 (not a problem anymore under Windows since OOo3.1 includes 2.6)
  • Requires wxpython-2.8

Conversion of MySQL database

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When upgrading bibus, you may have to upgrade your database. It is the case between 1.3 and 1.4.

Using the command line

You must first extract your data from your old database (old_db) and save them in a file (data.sql):

>> mysqldump -xt -u root -p old_db > data.sql

Now create a new database (new_db) using the model in bibus/db_model:

>> mysql -u root -p -e "create database new_db"

>> mysql -u root -p new_db < db_models/mysql_41.sql

Now, put back your old data in your newly created database:

>> mysql -u root -p new_db < data.sql

Using graphical tools

Have a look here

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