[sword-devel] Problem understanding wiki
Peter von Kaehne
refdoc at gmx.net
Tue Nov 3 04:37:32 MST 2009
To create a working module for testing purposes there is no need to use the compression step.
The only further requyirement is to create a conf file.
To do this copy any existing working one over and adjust the settings : name, path, module driver etc.
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> Datum: Tue, 3 Nov 2009 10:46:20 -0000
> Von: johnduffy at cgcf.net
> An: "\'SWORD Developers\' Collaboration Forum\'" <sword-devel at crosswire.org>
> Betreff: [sword-devel] Problem understanding wiki
> I'm trying to understand how to convert an osis file to a functioning
> in a Sword frontend. I'm following the steps at the wiki
> http://www.crosswire.org/wiki/DevTools:Modules, and using
> However, after 'importing' the osis file, or rather converting it to four
> files (ot.vss, ot, nt.vss, nt), I am not clear as to what to do next. The
> next step seems ambiguous:
> "To compress a Bible, commentary, or LD module, use the mod2zmod utility.
> First you will need to install the module so that it can be accessed using
> the SWORD engine. Next, run:" and then gives the syntax for the
> executable mod2zmod. But does that mean that I should install the module
> before compressing it by running mod2zmod? If so, how do I install it?
> instructions later on for installing a module imply that a single module
> folder with module files is produced. All I have is the four files. I've
> been unable to compress them, as mod2zmod is looking for a module name,
> which I don't have. Am I doing something wrong?
> John Duffy
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