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Subject: Re: [boost] Transferring a library on Github
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-03-31 19:26:30

On 3/31/2015 7:00 PM, Daniel James wrote:
> On 31 March 2015 at 14:39, Edward Diener <eldiener_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I will be the maintainer of the VMD library so the team will be me for the
>> time being. I have admin rights to various Boost libraries to which I
>> contribute but I do not have admin rights to boostorg itself, by which it
>> appears this means the Boost superproject, which is what it I need to
>> transfer the repository to boostorg. Should I ask for admin rights to
>> boostorg ? Can I transfer it to you instead and you can transfer it to
>> boostorg ?
> You didn't have admin access, just write access. That's why you
> couldn't transfer the repo in. I've just created a team for you called
> 'variadic_macro_data' with admin access, so you should be able to
> transfer your repo into the organisation yourself, or you could
> transfer it to me and I'll do it for you. Once this is done, I'll
> downgrade the team to write access.
>>> Once the repo is ready, the best way to add it to the super-project is
>>> probably to create a pull request, or ask for help if you don't know
>>> how. If you have a metadata file, I'll add the library to
>>> libs/libraries.htm and libs/maintainers.txt from that.
>> The repo is ready. I know how to create a pull request and can do that to
>> add VMD as a submodule of the superproject. But according to the wiki page I
>> cited above I first have to transfer the library under boostorg.
> Yes, so it's not ready until it has been transferred.

I have made the transfer so you can downgrade the team to write access.
As long as I can make changes to boostorg/VMD I will be fine. I will
make a pull request to add it to the superproject on the 'develop'
branch and you can take it from there. If I have any problems doing so I
will yell <g>.

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