The Project Gutenberg tool to orchestrate ebook generation.
# ebookconverter code that orchestrates ebook conversion for project gutenberg
EbookConverter manages the creation and update of ebook assets for Project Gutenberg. It uses a postgres database to keep track of both ebook metadata and ebook files. the postgress database is managed by the libgutenberg package.
The cron-rebuild-files.sh script runs as a cron job, rebuilding 2100 books per day, so as to rebuild every book roughly once a month.
ebookconverter talks to the gutenberg database to build a list of ebookmaker jobs. These jobs require some metadata about the book, and a target file to process.
ebookconverter expects source files to be in numbered directories in a ‘files’ directory. The location of the files directory is given by the FILESDIR config parameter.
Config parameters should be set in a file at /etc/ebookconverter.conf or ~/.ebookconverter
ebookconverter has been tested on Python 3.6.7. It’s not expected to run on python 2.7
pipenv install ebookconverter
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