[PD] svn or git on github or sourceforge?
info at christofressi.com
Mon Feb 10 12:26:26 CET 2020
as IOhannes pointed out, all externals from Pd extended are mirrored on
Note that most of those mirrors contain the original code and are not
Some people actually took over maintainance of individual Pd externals
on GitHub, e.g. https://github.com/electrickery
In some cases, the original author has the code on GitHub, e.g.
On 10.02.2020 12:09, Peter P. wrote:
> Thanks Christof for this excellent rundown! I can't seem to find the
> externals from sourceforge on github though, is it the case that they
> are not mirrored, only pd itself?
> cheerz, P
> * Christof Ressi <info at christofressi.com> [2020-02-07 11:52]:
>> I'm not 100% sure about the actual state of the Pd Sourceforge repo but I'd
>> dare say that almost all active Pd development by the *community* (i.e.
>> issues and pull requests) happens on GitHub. The GitHub repo started as a
>> mirror of the Sourceforge repo, but practically it might have turned into
>> the opposite :-)
>> Regarding externals, there's no canonical location. For example, the IEM
>> externals are actually hosted on git.iem.at, but there's a GitHub mirror:
>> There's been the idea for a central place for Pd externals
>> (https://github.com/pd-externals/) but it didn't really take off (only 9 sub
>> IIRC, IOhannes also put all externals from Pd extended on GitHub, but I
>> forgot the name and can't find it... (@IOhannes where is it again?)
>> BTW, I had a look at the activity on the Pd Sourceforge repo and at least
>> two people still seem to use it for their externals...
>> On 07.02.2020 09:40, Peter P. wrote:
>>> Hi list,
>>> I am wondering if Pd and externals development happens via subversion or
>>> git? The page https://github.com/pure-data/pure-data says it is a
>>> "tracking puredata SourceForge git repository ". So am I correct to
>>> assume that development happens via git on sourceforge servers?
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