[Bioc-devel] Bioconductor Changelog?

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Thu Jan 14 23:25:55 CET 2010

On 1/14/10 2:11 PM, James W. MacDonald wrote:
> Hi Christian,
> cstrato wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> Do you know what happened to the "Bioconductor Changelog"?
>> It was a great way to stay updated about the latest changes in the
>> Bioconductor packages.
>> It seems that it is no longer updated, see:
>> http://fgc.lsi.umich.edu/cgi-bin/blosxom.cgi
> You are correct. I was maintaining the changelogs until late last year,
> but the server I was using is not under my control and is being used for
> other purposes that were having adverse effects on the changelog, so I
> asked the folks in Seattle to move it there.
> Unfortunately, on a fun scale of 1:10, setting it up rates a -1, so I
> think it has taken a back seat to things like sweet new next-gen
> functions and such. And you are only the second person to mention that
> it is dormant.
> But if an up-swelling of interest occurs, maybe Patrick (cough, slacker,
> cough) will get 'er done ;-D
>> Is there an alternative possibility to see the latest changes in the
>> Bioconductor packages?
> Yes.
> svn co https://hedgehog.fhcrc.org/bioconductor/trunk/madman/Rpacks
> then each day (an example being tomorrow)
> cd Rpacks
> svn update
> svn log -v -r {2010-01-15}:{2010-01-14} > svnlog_2010-01-15.txt

Note that you do not need a local working copy to run the log command. 
Here's an example:

svn log -r{2010-01-13}:{2010-01-14} -v \

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Seth Falcon
Bioconductor Core Team | FHCRC

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