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Subject: Re: [boost] [Hana] Transferring repository to boostorg on GitHub
From: Louis Dionne (ldionne.2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-10-19 08:33:55

Louis Dionne <ldionne.2 <at>> writes:

> Louis Dionne <ldionne.2 <at>> writes:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > That means that all links to the documentation (e.g. on StackOverflow, my
> > presentations, this mailing list, etc..) will now be broken. Furthermore,
> > I
> > can't re-create a repository called "ldionne/hana" and overwrite the
> > GitHub
> > Pages site there to redirect to the new site, because creating a new repo
> > will short-circuit the automatic redirection of git pull/push/clone/etc..
> > to
> > the new Hana repository in boostorg. I sent a support request to GitHub to
> > confirm my interpretation, and to ask for a fix if my interpretation is
> > correct.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Louis
> >
> > [1]:
> Until this has settled and I'm ready to press "Go!", you can take away my
> admin rights if you want. I'll let you know when I'm ready to go.
> Louis

Ok, I'd be ready to go. I contacted GitHub's support and they said they
would consider redirecting GitHub Pages as a "feature", but it doesn't
look like it's gonna be done anytime soon. I'll just let old links to the
documentation break for now, since I lack a better solution.


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