Commit 0486d885 authored by Leo Gordon's avatar Leo Gordon
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docs: new way of checking out code from GitHub

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2. Download and install essential packages from EnsEMBL CVS
2. Download and install essential repositories from EnsEMBL @ GitHub
2.1. It is advised to have a dedicated directory where EnsEMBL-related packages will be deployed.
Unlike DBI modules that can be installed system-wide by the system administrator,
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2.3. Log into the EnsEMBL CVS server at Sanger (using "CVSUSER" for password):
2.3. Check out the Ensembl repositories by cloning them from GitHub:
$ cvs -d login
Logging in to
CVS password: CVSUSER
git clone # core API
git clone # Ensembl Hive
2.4. Export ensembl and ensembl-hive CVS modules:
$ cvs -d checkout ensembl
$ cvs -d checkout ensembl-hive
2.5. Add new packages to the PERL5LIB variable:
2.4. Add new packages to the PERL5LIB variable:
# using bash syntax:
$ export PERL5LIB=${PERL5LIB}:${ENSEMBL_CVS_ROOT_DIR}/ensembl/modules
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