[Gephi-plugins] IMPORTANT - Github migration

Joshua Herman zitterbewegung at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 19:54:47 CET 2011

Dear Matthieu, and Cezary,
Hi, I can't seem to find dynamic-attr-stats as a branch in the plugin
repository. I was wondering where it went?
Joshua Herman

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 12:54 AM, Cezary Bartosiak
<cezary.bartosiak at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> My latest branch for the generator plugin is
> lp:~gephi.team/gephi/generators, however I have got some uncommitted
> changes. I'll see to that tomorrow and let you know. My other branches are:
> lp:~cezary-bartosiak/gephi/spread-simulator
> lp:~cezary-bartosiak/gephi/similarity-plugin
> lp:~gephi.team/gephi/dynamic-attr-stats
> These 3 branches are ready to migrate.
> BTW - Today I'm going to finally formulate a subject of my thesis, so don't
> be deluded into thinking that they are dead branches, they'll definitely
> come to life ;) Especially lp:~gephi.team/gephi/dynamic-attr-stats which is
> interesting for other people.
> On 1 November 2011 23:52, Mathieu Bastian <mathieu.bastian at gephi.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> With Sebastien and Eduardo we decided that it's time for us to migrate
>> from Launchpad to Github. This will significantly help us to manage
>> our code and our developer community.
>> You can already see the gephi repository
>> here: https://github.com/gephi/gephi
>> The trunk (the main repository where we work on the next release) has
>> been already migrated and we are now working on the branches. We need
>> your help here!
>> The trunk is the former 0.8 branch and is now called the "master"
>> branch. Git works in a very similar way compared to Bazaar and also
>> has branches. If you go to the Launchpad repository
>> (https://code.launchpad.net/gephi) you'll see a bunch of branches,
>> mixing branches owned by gephi-team and user-based branches. Github
>> organizes this much better and still let users work on their own Gephi
>> branches. We will therefore have two types of branches, which could be
>> called 'team' and 'user'. A team branch is typically visible in the
>> list of branches on the gephi project
>> (https://github.com/gephi/gephi/branches) and contains new features,
>> Google summer of code projects or whatever we decide to do as a team.
>> These are typically the branches the Gephi core team contribute to,
>> including the master branch. The second type of branches are owned by
>> 'users' and contain plug-ins, prototypes or new features not ready to
>> be put as a 'team' branch. For instance here you can see my own Gephi
>> branches: https://github.com/mbastian/gephi/branches. It includes the
>> master branch but also two plug-ins branches I maintain.
>> We are now in the process of migrating branches. For doing that every
>> branch owner will need to fork the gephi repository. This is a
>> one-click action you do when you're on the gephi repository
>> (https://github.com/gephi/gephi). Here is a more detailed tutorial:
>> 1. If you don't have an account yet, please sign-in on
>> http://github.com. It's important that you use the same email address
>> you used on Launchpad. That will automatically link your commits.
>> 2. Go to https://github.com/gephi/gephi
>> 3. Click on 'Fork' on the top of the page. This creates a 'gephi'
>> repository in your account.
>> 4. That's all. Now we can import your branches.
>> I have been using some launchpad-to-github scripts to import the code
>> and bugs from Launchpad to Github and it worked well. I have a script
>> to import branches as well. Once you have a forked Gephi repository I
>> can run the script for your branches.
>> Please let me know as soon as possible what branches you would like to
>> have.
>> So far I see:
>> Eduardo:
>> - lp:~eduramiba/gephi/linkfluence-plugin-0.8beta
>> - lp:~eduramiba/gephi/bdb_less_memory_test
>> Yestin:
>> - lp:~duyi001/gephi/DSNI
>> Cezary:
>> - What is your latest branch for the generators plugin?
>> lp:~gephi.team/gephi/generators
>> Paul-Antoine
>> - lp:~pbittner/gephi/parallelLayouts
>> - lp:~pbittner/gephi/software-analysis
>> Matt:
>> - lp:~mgroeninger/gephi/circularlayout
>> Taras:
>> - lp:~megaterik/gephi/graph_generator
>> Raphael:
>> - lp:~raph-velt/gephi/export-js
>> Daniel:
>> lp:~daniel-bernardes/gephi/gephi-0.8a-timeline
>> phreakocious:
>> lp:~phreakocious/gephi/httpgraph
>> lp:~phreakocious/gephi/BalloonTreeLayoutPlugin
>> Sebastien:
>> lp:~sebastien.heymann/gephi/mrofl-spigot
>> Please let me know what is missing here and when you have forked Gephi
>> on Github.
>> I'll provide a more detailed guide how to use Github soon. So far the
>> migration is going very well and we should be done soon. Thanks for
>> your help!
>> Mathieu
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