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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] RFC: OMPI git mirror on github.com
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-08-16 21:06:18


Putting it on github is a good solution - gitweb can be rather annoying, from prior experience.

On Aug 16, 2012, at 4:08 PM, Jeff Squyres <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> WHAT: Create a git mirror of SVN (just like we have for Mercurial), host it on github.com (vs. hosting it on www.open-mpi.org)
>
> WHY: LANL and Mellanox both asked for git mirrors
>
> WHEN: Already done
>
> WHERE: https://github.com/open-mpi/ompi-svn-mirror
>
> ------
>
> LANL and Mellanox prefer git to Mercurial, so they asked me to setup a git mirror for SVN (similar to what we have for Mercurial: http://www.open-mpi.org/svn/mercurial.php). No problem; I did it.
>
> I was trying to setup gitweb on www.open-mpi.org and running into a few problems (I'm not super-familiar with the intricacies of git), and I had an epiphany: why not put the OMPI SVN git mirror on github.com?
>
> There doesn't seem to be much of a reason to host the git repo on www.open-mpi.org, and github.com has lots of services that git people tend to like. So I did it.
>
> What do people think?
>
> 1. Having a git mirror at all (I think this is a no-brainer, since some of our active developers want it)
> 2. Hosting it at github.com instead of www.open-mpi.org
>
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