Move github repository of a registered julia package

I would like to move a registered package from my github account to a github organization. Can I just submit a pull request where I change the url file in METADATA.jl accordingly or are there additional steps that have to be taken care of?

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Make sure you use the “Transfer ownership” option on github to move the package. That will take care of some URL forwarding subtleties. After that you can just submit a PR to METADATA where you update the URL as you described.

Other than that you may want to check if you have some readme badges or CI settings to update.

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Great! Thank you for the fast answer.

Sorry, need help here. I transferred a package to an organization but now I can’t find how to update the URL in METADATA.

If I go to my METADATA fork I do not see my package (GMT) on the list. So I don’t understand how I can submit a PR there.

If I try via my local METADATA than I don’t know where to push the commit upstream.

Thanks for any help

Actually, by following instructions for manual package registration https://docs.julialang.org/en/latest/manual/packages/#Publishing-METADATA-manually-1 I was able to make my package visible in METADATA and submitted a PR. Let’s hope that that’s how it works.

I have the same question but this old thread is presumably no longer applicable (METADATA.md is gone).

If I transfer ownership of a registered pkg repo, what changes do I need to make to General.jl. Is it enough to tag a new release with the new url, say from juliahub?

There is documentation nowadays on how to transfer: GitHub - JuliaRegistries/General: The official registry of general Julia packages

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Thanks!