[chuck-dev] ChucK GitHub

Stephen Sinclair radarsat1 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 22:32:21 EST 2012

I had tried doing that quite a long time ago ;)


But lost interest in keeping it up to date.. I hope you have more
luck!  Personally I think the project would benefit greatly by moving
completely to git.


On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 9:24 PM, Colin Sullivan <colinsul at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am in support of this idea, but I think it may be a better idea to keep
> the "master" branch representative of the official ChucK "trunk", and keep
> any other commits in other branches until they are merged into ChucK
> "officially".
> Just my two cents.
> ----------
> Colin Sullivan
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 3:50 PM, Remi Gillig <remigillig at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> It's not that I don't like SVN but there are cool alternatives for
>> open source projects now. So I put ChucK on GitHub, I dream that you
>> would adopt this for future commits. The biggest advantage is the
>> "fork + pull" mechanic where someone can fork a project, do some
>> fixes, modifications, additions etc. and you can pull his changes into
>> the original repository. I know changing SCM is a big change in a
>> project but I had to go the mailing list archives to find the SVN URL
>> and I would love to see more contributions to ChucK.
>> Also a big change in many projects, is the change for the build
>> system. For Windows, the platform I'm originally interested in, I saw
>> that there were Visual 6 projects which is quite outdated. For the
>> benefit of everyone, I made a preliminary CMake build file which can
>> right now build ChucK on Visual Studio 2010 for example. CMake is a
>> bit like make but can generate projects for a number of platforms.
>> So, to summarize, I imported the SVN repository (revision 93) into
>> GitHub at this address : https://github.com/speps/chuck
>> My changes are already there, some minor fixes so that it builds on
>> Windows (without HID, DirectInput support was outdated, without OTF
>> server too. I did not want to be asked about Windows firewall for
>> ChucK). These options should be CMake options if anyone is up for it.
>> Anyway, I hope to hear from the developers community about a possible
>> switch over to GitHub which would be great for ChucK (I had to go the
>> mailing lists to realize that the latest version from the home page
>> dates from around 2009).
>> Cheers,
>> Remi Gillig.
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