[Ncep.list.wwatch3.discussion-group] WWIII Developer Meeting, Tomorrow Wed June 14 at 10:30 Eastern
Jessica Meixner - NOAA Affiliate
jessica.meixner at noaa.gov
Tue Jun 13 20:35:05 UTC 2017
Just a quick reminder that we will be having a development call tomorrow,
Wednesday June 14th at 10:30am Eastern to discuss the upcoming transition
to GIT. I've attached a pdf of information that we will be going over.
Other details are below.
*Wednesday, June 14 *
*10:30am ET *
*TELECON: 1-877-953-0315 <%28877%29%20953-0315>1262920#*
- Dates to know for GIT transition
- How to get a VLAB/GIT account (Fill out this form
- SVN Clean up Details
- Quick high level overview of VLAB/GIT
- Overview of WW3 plans for next year
On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 2:12 PM, Jessica Meixner - NOAA Affiliate <
jessica.meixner at noaa.gov> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> Thank you for your feedback on a potential move to GIT. Generally, I
> believe the feeling is that the possibility of removing the IP restrictions
> and month long wait to gain access to svn outweigh the learning curve
> associated with moving to GIT. Timelines at EMC to transition the entire
> emc-svn server to VLAB/GIT have moved up and we are now proposing to*
> transition ww3 to GIT at the beginning of July*. This will mean we will
> be using redmine for issue tracking, Gerrit for code review and Jenkins for
> automatic software integration.
> We will be discussing this on a call next week:
> *Wednesday, June 14 *
> *10:30am ET *
> *TELECON: 1-877-953-0315 <%28877%29%20953-0315>1262920#*
> I'm sure you have many questions and it's my hope to answer them all on
> Wednesday. In the meantime some important details to know are below:
> 1. We will be distributing cheat sheets on how to use GIT and VLAB in the
> 2. We will be cleaning up the ww3 svn. This means:
> - Removing large and/or unused files (This means potentially removing
> the cases directory etc., which will help keep the repository small.)
> - Removing any binary files (GIT does not handle binary files well)
> - Deleting old/unused branches
> 3. *Let me know if you have a branch with active development that needs
> to be kept. *
> 4. *The last trunk commits pre-transition need to occur by the end of
> June.* If you have any updates that you want/can be merged prior to the
> transition please let me know as soon as possible so we can start that
> process now.
> 5. After we transition to GIT, the emc-svn server will be read-only.
> 6. We must submit a form to get access for outside NOAA collaborators to
> get a VLAB access. Note, once requested it will only take one business day
> to get access to VLAB compared to the month plus it's currently taking to
> get emc-svn access. Please help me to start collecting the appropriate
> information by *filling out the following google form:
> <https://goo.gl/forms/QVVWq3a14jC2lrL53> *
> 7. * Last trunk merges had the following changes that you should be aware
> of: *
> - Changed file access mode from DIRECT to STREAM in w3iorsmd.ftn
> - switches LRB4 and LRB8 were removed
> - system tracking was optimized
> Note, I have tested the STREAM access for several different compilers on
> ours system and Stefan tested it on his. However, it might be a good idea
> to test it on your system as well. Please let me know as soon as possible
> if this causes any issues.
> 8. The trunk freeze tentatively scheduled for July to clean up code and
> memory issues will be delayed. Any freeze of the trunk in July will be
> occurring for the transition to GIT.
> Please let me know if you have any questions or comments.
> Jessica Meixner
> IMSG Support Scientist
> NCEP/EMC Marine Modeling and Analysis Branch
> NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction
IMSG Support Scientist
NCEP/EMC Marine Modeling and Analysis Branch
NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction
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