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Manage objects in a CDSTAR instance through a catalog

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Manage objects in a CDSTAR instance using a local catalog.



pip install cdstarcat

will install the cdstarcat package as well as a commandline interface cdstarcat.

For developing cdstarcat, clone the repository clld/cdstarcat and run

cd cdstarcat
pip install -r requirements.txt



cdstarcat --help

to get a list of available subcommands, and

cdstarcat help SUBCOMMAND

to get usage information for a particular subcommand.

cdstarcat API

Typically, cdstarcat will be used programmatically, to implement recurring media file maintenance tasks within projects - such as uploading media files for a new submission to Dictionaria.

In the simplest case this could look as follows:

import os
from cdstarcat import Catalog

def upload(directory):
    with Catalog(
    ) as cat:
        md = {
            'collection': 'PROJECT NAME',
            'path': '%s' % directory,
        for fname, created, obj in cat.create(directory, md):
            print('{0} -> {1}'.format(fname,

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