Thanks Martin & Eugen,
That's much easier (although Anamika will likely need to check if
their Galaxy was setup using hg or git anyway for updating it).
I'm not sure when it was introduced, but its been a while as even
the older Galaxy instance in my example under hg gives:
On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 2:06 PM, Martin Čech <marten(a)bx.psu.edu> wrote:
adding a detail to Peter's excellent answer:
For newer versions of Galaxy (while it is running) you can go to the url
`your.galaxy.com/api/version` to learn the release of Galaxy you have.
Thanks for using Galaxy,
On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 7:39 AM Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock(a)googlemail.com> wrote:
> Galaxy was originally distributed via the mercurial (hg) version
> control system, later the git version control system.
> Try this (which will work on a very old Galaxy using hg),
> $ hg log | head
> changeset: 17125:e837a68e8d14
> tag: tip
> parent: 17121:7a4e3a661a76
> parent: 17124:46a4ef8850b5
> user: Nate Coraor <nate(a)bx.psu.edu>
> date: Fri May 15 15:21:34 2015 -0400
> summary: Merge stable to default
> If that fails, try this which will work on a Galaxy distributed with git:
> $ git log | head
> commit cbd527b9a4671c7abe9a22cf69e869b5d2de858a
> Merge: 33dec01 d0f39ce
> Author: Nicola Soranzo <nicola.soranzo(a)earlham.ac.uk>
> Date: Wed Dec 7 20:35:40 2016 +0000
> Merge branch 'release_16.10' into dev
> If it isn't clear from the commit message, you can then match those
> to the relevant repository and hopefully work it out, here those were:
> If neither git nor hg work, then perhaps your Galaxy was installed via a
> different route - and that will likely complicate updating it.
> On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 10:36 AM, Anamika Singh <anamikalibra88(a)gmail.com>
> > Dear galaxy team,
> > I am using galaxy platform (old version) in Linux OS which was not
> > installed
> > by me. I would like to know 'how to check what is the galaxy version
> > installed currently in my system.
> > Regards
> > --
> > Anamika
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