[Rd] [R] Version control (git, mercurial) for R packages

Davor Cubranic cubranic at stat.ubc.ca
Fri Feb 10 22:05:37 CET 2012

On February 10, 2012 09:11:35 AM Rainer M Krug wrote:
> But what I was thinking about (in my other post as well) is to include
> github (or any other git repo provider) into r-forge for the automatic
> creation of packages.
> So is there an easy way to kind of push a certain revision up to
> r-forge to have the automatic builds?
> One could do it manualy, but automatic would be so much nicer.

With Git, it is possible to add a remote branch that points to a Subversion 
repository. That way, you do your work on Github, and when you're ready to 
release, just push your changes to R-Forge SVN. 

Details: http://cameron.bracken.bz/git-with-r-forge


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