Switching package registration systems soon

Trying to do my first registrator based release. Did this work:


and am I supposed to be able to tell in some way?

you should get email right away

Commenting on PR’s does not work at the moment (https://github.com/JuliaRegistries/Registrator.jl/issues/151). It is better to comment on the commit you want to register.

Yes, if successful the bot replies with a comment.

Thanks! Trying that now.

Does this look right?

No, you should have gotten a comment back within 30 sec or so. Have you enabled the registrator app on your repo?

Thanks, that was it!

I have to say I love the new package registration system. I was a bit puzzled at first, but now I think it is much easier to use than the previous one. Thanks to everyone who worked on it!

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You’re welcome! It’s great to hear that and I’m glad you feel that way :slightly_smiling_face:

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I have some packages that I develop and use with collaborators, but they aren’t intended to be useful to anybody but me, and I’m not likely to support somebody I don’t know through work. The code is already public, so that’s not an issue. I would like to register them to make installation and CI testing easier, and I would not like to register them because it seems like I’m saying “hey other people try using this.”

At least one of the packages shares a name with a registered package that I think has outside users registered package, since they have different UUIDs should I just not worry about it, or should I change it?

Any thoughts?

Registering a package places some level of burden on the community, so if the package is not intended for the community, I think it’s better to solve your issues in another way.

Installation and CI can both be done perfectly well for non-registered packages.

You can, however, make your own registry and tell people to add that registry, after which they’ll be able to install your package more easily.

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I would not register it then. The CI problem can be circumvented by calling Pkg.add in the script.