[Q-e-developers] Anonymous SVN access [again]
stefano de gironcoli
degironc at sissa.it
Wed Apr 13 20:07:24 CEST 2016
quite simple indeed ... except that when Nicola Colonna (already
registered under qe-forge and developer with me of the ACFDT code,
strongly tight to QE but independent) asked for such an access his
request was dismissed, the reason being not to inflate the number of
So if you are going to give a go to everybody has a good reason to need
access to the QE repository, please give access to Nicola as well.
On 13/04/2016 19:42, Filippo SPIGA wrote:
> On Apr 13, 2016, at 4:10 PM, Lorenzo Paulatto <lorenzo.paulatto at impmc.upmc.fr> wrote:
>> Nevertheless, I used to recommend to students and collaborators to always work
>> on top of SVN, knowing that the pain of integrating a code written on top of
>> an old static version of QE would be worst than any transient instability of
>> the SVN version. Also, as it is usually falling on my shoulders, it may be
>> delayed until it is unpractical. I stress, also people working on clearly
>> separate projects, often hosted on the qe-forge, are affected as they cannot
>> keep the interface between their code and QE up to date.
>> I know that a GIT repository is supposed to exist somewhere (I could do one
>> myself, to be fair), I guess that having access to it can solve the points 1
>> and 2; but it is not as readily available as SVN used to be. I would really
>> like to have an official, simple way to allow people to access (read-only) the
>> development files and their history.
> Who are those people? Do you have names to tell us?
> The simple way/procedure is the following: if we receive an inquiry via "support at qe-forge.org" then we ask the person to REGISTER to qe-forge (if not done already) and then I authorize everybody needs for a good reason (not just curiosity). Process this requires less than a day (I do not live in front of a computer, so it is not a immediate procedure). Then those new users can access the q-e-private and keep aligned their own private code when they want and how they want.
> I believe is very simple.
> Mr. Filippo SPIGA, M.Sc.
> Quantum ESPRESSO Foundation
> http://www.quantum-espresso.org ~ skype: filippo.spiga
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