True.  But github also supports http(s) checkouts (so does bitbucket).

We'll have to see how this plays out.  FWIW: I did a test overnight and found 
that github has 100MB max individual file limits, and several of the videos we 
have on the web site are larger than that.  It might be time to just upload 
those videos to YouTube or something; there's not a whole lot of value of 
having the individual .mov files available from our web site.

This idea of moving to git (and possibly github) is still in the idea stage; 
making sure the mirrors are ok with this is one of the data points we need.


On Mar 21, 2014, at 4:49 AM, Christoph Niethammer <nietham...@hlrs.de> wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> If you wanne use the git:// protocol for data transfere it may be necessary 
> to open port 9418 in firewalls.
> 
> Regards
> Christoph Niethammer
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeff Squyres (jsquyres)" <jsquy...@cisco.com>
> To: "List for Open MPI web mirror site administrators" <mirr...@open-mpi.org>
> Cc: "Ralph Castain" <r...@open-mpi.org>
> Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2014 9:57:02 PM
> Subject: [Mirrors] Moving from SVN to git
> 
> Greetings Open MPI mirror maintainers.
> 
> We are contemplating moving the Open MPI web site from a SVN repository to a 
> git repository.
> 
> For those of you who keep up to date with the Open MPI web site via SVN: 
> would you care if we move to git?  Would it be a problem for you?
> 
> To be clear, instead of an SVN checkout, you'd have a git clone, and instead 
> of running something like (from the sample script on 
> http://www.open-mpi.org/community/mirrors/become-a-mirror.php):
> 
>    svn up > "$stdout" 2> "$stderr"
> 
> you'd probably run something like:
> 
>    git pull > "$stdout" 2> "$stderr"
> 
> Comments?
> 
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