Hello Shaun,

On Jul 12, 2011, at 6:07 AM, SHAUN WEBB wrote:

> 
> Hi Galaxy team,
> 
> I created a new repository on the tool shed called "test", I wanted to see 
> what steps were required to publish a tool before I go ahead and release the 
> production version. I then tried to change the name of the repository and got 
> a server error.

This problem was due to a bug which I've fixed, so the tool shed is functional 
with your renamed repository.  Thanks for finding the bug...


> 
> When I search for test, try to navigate to 2nd page of the repository list or 
> view my own repositories the server error occurs.
> 
> Apologies if I broke it...

You didn't , sorry for the bug!

> 
> On a side note, I did not see an option to delete a created repository.


Yes, currently only a tool shed admin ( me ) can delete a repository.  I've 
considered allowing owners to delete repositories, but that may open up 
problems with users that want to be able to download tools from that repository 
because they have downloaded them in the past.  Obviously this issue affects 
the "reproducibility factor".  We'll have to figure out how to handle this 
optimally...


> Also, my test repository went live straight away. Would it make sense to be 
> able to create a repository and load files then have a publish button for 
> when you choose to release.

I'm not sure I understand the issue here.  Why do you feel that it is important 
to have this extra step?  Is it just that repositories should not be displayed 
until they contain files?  if so, I can probably make that change, and it won't 
require clicking a "Publish" button.


> 
> Thanks
> Shaun
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