Get the Active Development Version

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You can retrieve the latest development version of Tripal from GitHub at https://github.com/tripal/tripal.  Drupal.org provides git repositories for drupal modules. 

Note: if you have a current copy of Tripal and would like to switch to the development branch you must first remove the original version before downloading the development version. 

For Tripal 2.0

To clone the Tripal development GIT repository, use the following command

cd [drupal module directory]
git clone git@github.com:tripal/tripal.git -b 7.x-2.x
 

For Tripal 1.1

To clone the Tripal development GIT repository, use the following command

cd [drupal module directory]
git clone git@github.com:tripal/tripal.git -b 6.x-1.x

And the Tripal theme (at git.drupal.org).

cd [drupal theme directory]
git clone http://git.drupal.org/project/tripal_theme.git -b 6.x-1.x

 

Update Instructions

Because the development branch of Tripal can be actively developed you may want to update your version of the code to pick up additional changes or bug fixes.  To update the development branch of Tripal follow these instructions:

For Tripal 2.0

If you do not currently have the development branch as your active code base, you can easily switch to it using the following commands:

cd [tripal directory]
git checkout 7.x-2.x

Next update your code to the most recent version.

cd [tripal directory]
git pull

Clear the Drupal Cache

drush cc all

Incorporate any database changes

drush updatedb

Tripal 1.1

The Tripal 1.1 version requires that both the Tripal core modules and the Tripal theme are both set to use the development branch:

cd [tripal module directory]
git checkout 6.x-1.x
git pull

cd [tripal theme directory]
git checkout 6.x-1.x
git pull

Clear the Drupal Cache

drush cc all

Incorporate any database changes

drush updatedb

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