[Bioc-devel] Git transition is happening August 16th.

Turaga, Nitesh Nitesh.Turaga at RoswellPark.org
Mon Aug 7 22:43:40 CEST 2017

Hello Maintainers, 

The details and timeline of the transition from SVN to GIT have been finalized. 

1.  Important Dates, Days of transition - August 15th and August 16th.

August 15th - 9am EST 

	- Git BETA server commits stop, BETA phase ends. All commits to the BETA repository are discarded.
	- Data experiment package SVN commits are stopped.

August 16th - 9am EST 

	- Software package SVN commits are stopped, 
	- About 6 hours after, the GIT server comes to life.
	- No SVN commits here after

August 16th - 6pm EST onwards.

	- Only commits to git.bioconductor.org possible.
	- See scenarios on how to commit to the new git server. 


2. For access to git.bioconductor.org, please submit your SSH keys to 


This is important, without which you will not be able to maintain your package.

3. Workflow packages will remain on SVN for the moment. We will inform you when the transition of the workflow packages happen. 


Nitesh Turaga
Bioconductor Core Team

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