[R-pkg-devel] Advice on R-forge to Github migration
murdoch@dunc@n @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Sun Jan 31 21:36:10 CET 2021
On 31/01/2021 3:20 p.m., Joshua Ulrich wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 31, 2021 at 2:17 PM Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan using gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks to everyone who commented. A few replies inline:
>> On 31/01/2021 1:21 p.m., Joshua Ulrich wrote:
>> > I've moved history and issues from R-Forge to GitHub for half a dozen
>> > R packages. I might be able to do this rgl. At minimum, I could help
>> > you do it.
>> Thanks for the offer (and the more detailed one offline, where you
>> recommend cloning the repository rather than forking it). Just for
>> future reference, could you tell me the benefits of cloning over forking?
> We can discuss more offline, but at a high level:
> - if you fork my repo, mine is the head of the network graph
> - if you clone it and then push it to a repo in your account, yours
> is the head of the network graph
> Basically, I don't want your repo to be a fork of mine. That would
> confuse users about where issues/PRs should be. I plan to delete my
> repo once you've loaded the copy to your account.
Got it, thanks.
More information about the R-package-devel