Morbus Iff’s LibDB is stalled because he got too busy, but it’s worth a look. If you’re a PHP hacker than you can contribute, and if not, you can just look at the table structure in the database and see how he laid things out. The home page says:
LibDB allows you to smartly and easily catalog your movies, books, magazines, comics, etc. into your own computerized “personal library”. It is a free, open sourced, library and asset management system based on and inspired by the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (pdf), triples from the semantic web, and “the end-user doesn’t, and shouldn’t, need to know this stuff”.
It’s built on Drupal, an open source content management system. I got it installed on a FreeBSD system in about half an hour (that’s starting with installing PHP), and only had one small problem. I was getting this error:
# mysql -u drupal -p drupal < libdb/libdb.mysql Enter password: ERROR 1064 (42000) at line 24: You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near 'condition TEXT, treatment TEXT, scheduled_treatment TEXT, access_restrictions TE' at line 1
I renamed the
condition table to
condition1 and it worked. It seemed to be a conflict between LibDB and MySQL 5, which thinks "condition" is a special reserved word.