[Bioperl-l] Bioperl on GitHub

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Tue Feb 23 08:25:17 EST 2010

On Feb 23, 2010, at 4:00 AM, Peter wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 9:09 PM, Chris Fields <cjfields at illinois.edu> wrote:
>> All,
>> As a backup for the anonymous svn access on code.open-bio.org, I have
>> set up a few READ-ONLY mirrors on GitHub for the main trunk code of
>> several BioPerl distributions, generated using git-svn:
>> http://github.com/bioperl
>> These are sync'ed every 15 minutes.
>> Note the emphasis on 'read-only'; we don't anticipate migrating code
>> over to github completely, at least at the moment.  Based on that and
>> several issues with git/svn two-way syncing (outlined in the git-svn man
>> pages and elsewhere), we will not support pull requests directly in
>> github.
>> enjoy!
>> chris
> Cool :)
> It looks like one day many of the OpenBio projects will be on git
> (currently BioRuby and more recently Biopython) ...
> Peter

I think it's possible we may move to git (and mirror to github) completely at some point, and have the svn become read-only; wouldn't be surprised if it happens sooner than later.  We'll see how mirroring works out for the time being.


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