Come to think of it, why not host the official mercurial SVN mirror repo on Bitbucket for the same reason (lots of nice hg features on Bitbucket -- nicer than hgweb/www.open-mpi.org's hosting).
There's no need to delete the original mercurial SVN mirror on www.open-mpi.org (because I know of at least one group who is actively using it), but we could deprecate it and schedule to take it down in, say, 6 months or so.
On Aug 16, 2012, at 9:06 PM, Ralph Castain wrote:
> 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
>> Jeff Squyres
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