Move github repository of a registered julia package


#1

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?


#2

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.


#3

Great! Thank you for the fast answer.


#4

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


#5

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.