SiSU - Structured information, Serialized Units - a document publishing system, postgresql dependency package
Information related to using postgresql with sisu (and related to the sisu_postgresql dependency package, which is a dummy package to install dependencies needed for SiSU to populate a postgresql database, this being part of SiSU - man sisu) .
sisu -D [instruction] [filename/wildcard if required]
sisu -D --pg --[instruction] [filename/wildcard if required]
Mappings to two databases are provided by default, postgresql and sqlite, the same commands are used within sisu to construct and populate databases however -d (lowercase) denotes sqlite and -D (uppercase) denotes postgresql, alternatively --sqlite or --pgsql may be used
-D or --pgsql may be used interchangeably.
initial step, creates required relations (tables, indexes) in existing (postgresql) database (a database should be created manually and given the same name as working directory, as requested) (rb.dbi)
sisu -D --createdb
creates database where no database existed before
sisu -D --create
creates database tables where no database tables existed before
sisu -D --Dropall
destroys database (including all its content)! kills data and drops tables, indexes and database associated with a given directory (and directories of the same name).
sisu -D --recreate
destroys existing database and builds a new empty database structure
sisu -D --import -v [filename/wildcard]
populates database with the contents of the file. Imports documents(s) specified to a postgresql database (at an object level).
sisu -D --update -v [filename/wildcard]
updates file contents in database
sisu -D --remove -v [filename/wildcard]
removes specified document from postgresql database.