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From Suresh Marru <>
Subject Re: [GSoC] [Beginer] Git Pull open source version
Date Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:09:04 GMT
Hi All,

We still need this capability. Any volunteers?


> On Mar 1, 2017, at 3:59 PM, Suresh Marru <> wrote:
> GSoC Aspirants,
> If you are looking for a small project to start out with, here is an idea:
> For Airavata PHP Gateway[1] we customize the look and feel in portal themes. These themes
have to be deployed dynamically on triggering a commit. This is a general problem, when you
push to GitHub how can you update a hosted deployment of the code by pulling git pull.
> If you search around you will see quite a few alternatives. I found one project git pull
[2] interesting. Basically you have to add a GitHub web hook [3] listener and when you receive
a trigger, ssh to a remote machine and run “git pull”. I tried this service but it does
not work well when there are local changes and so forth. When you search, you will find good
alternative approaches. 
> Any one willing to work on a open sourced version of gitpull or even a better version
of it? 
> I will be happy to elaborate on the idea if this is not clear. 
> This is not a GSoC project, but something to get started in open source so you can quote
it in your GSOC application. 
> Cheers,
> Suresh
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