Phorogit Turns Two, Happy Birthday
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix on 20 November 2009 at 07:06 PM EST. 5 Comments
Today marks the two-year anniversary of the creation of Phorogit is the Git repository that is sponsored by Phoronix Media to house the development of a few free software projects.

The two most prominent projects currently housed at Phorogit are the ATI Catalyst Linux driver packaging scripts (fglrx-packaging.git) and the Phoronix Test Suite (phoronix-test-suite.git). The Catalyst packaging scripts allow distribution-specific packages to be built and installed easily on Arch, Debian, Fedora, Mandriva, Red Flag, Slackware, SuSE, and Ubuntu. AMD's Linux team pulls from this repository and maintains the branches for their monthly driver releases.

All of the Phoronix Test Suite is developed and housed at Phorogit and that need not any explanation, if you are a frequent reader of Phoronix. There are also bits of other code lodged away here at Phorogit.

A overhaul of the Phorogit interface and web-based Git viewer is scheduled for 2010.

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