[LON-CAPA-users] Uploading a mass of questions
Tue, 7 Nov 2006 22:22:48 -0500 (EST)
You can zip the problems together and upload a complete zip or tar file.
LON-CAPA will pull it apart for you. You want to be careful about the
number of files in any one directory (a single directory with 700 files
will be hard to handle).
I also endorse the suggestion that you ssh in. Your construction space is
simply your /home/user/public_html directory, but you need to be careful
with ownership of the files.
> In that case, even though it's *strongly discouraged* and not really
> supported, I think your best bet is going to be going into the library server
> directly via ssh, and dealing with the tarball at the command line. Many of
> us here, including myself, could help you through this offline, as long as
> you have a shell account on the server. Let me know if you want a hand.
> On Tuesday 07 November 2006 05:15 pm, James Sullivan wrote:
>> Let's say I had a bunch of loncapa problems on my hard drive. I produced
>> these from parsing a latex file that a colleague passed me. He uses
>> Scientific Workplace to generate test banks of questions.
>> There's 748 questions in total; all of which have been seperated and
>> formatted to loncapa conventions by my script. I could copy and paste each
>> file into the xml editor but there has to be a better way.
>> What's the quickest way to get them up to loncapa? We are running 2.1 so I
>> don't think I can upload a tar ball.
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