Geneweb bases folder

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A typical installation will position the folder holding one or several of your genealogy bases at the root of your hosting service.

The bases folder should contain the same information structure as in the case of an installation on a personal computer. Its location is, by default, within the distribution folder with the name bases, but it can be located elsewhere and named otherwise according to your preferences. Similarly, the choice of names for your bases and .auth files is unconstrained.

In each of the etc, images, lang and src folders, sub-folders with names base-i hold the specific data for each base.

  • directory distribution
    • directory bases: The folder containing the GeneWeb bases.
      • directory base-1.gwb: one or several base-i.gwb folders.
      • file base-1.gwf: and their associated .gwf parameter file
      • file base-1-f.auth: as many wizards and friends authorisation files as specified for each base in their respective .gwf parameter file.
      • directory base-2.gwb
      • file base-2.gwf
      • file base-2-w.auth
      • directory cnt: holding the robot file, locks, and memorising the access counts (base-i.txt) for each base
      • directory etc: used in priority over the generic gw/etc files (see header)
        • directory base-1: template folders for base-1
          • directory perso_module
            • file module_xx.txt
          • file trl.txt
        • directory base-2  : idem
      • directory images
        • directory base-1: portraits images for base-1
          • file first_name_1.occurence.last_name.jpg
          • file first_name-2.occurence.last_name.jpg
        • directory base-2: idem
      • directory lang: containing some base specific language related template text files (lexicon for instance).
        • directory base-1
        • directory base-2
      • directory src
        • directory base-1
          • directory images: images called with m=IMH
            • file image-1.jpg
          • file file-1.txt: text file called with m=SRC
        • directory base-2: idem
    • directory gw
    • file gwd/gwsetup launch scripts, README, etc.