OpenVPMS code moved to bitbucket

To make collaboration simpler, the OpenVPMS code base is now being hosted at, at

The subversion repository will still be accesible via svn:// but no further commits will be made.

As of writing, branch:

  • master is being used for 2.0.x development
  • 2.1-dev is being used for 2.1 development

All new features are being added to the 2.1-dev branch.

Contributing Code

To contribute a change to OpenVPMS:

  1. fork the repository
  2. create a JIRA at
  3. create a branch with the same name as the JIRA
  4. make the change
  5. send a pull request
  6. wait for the change to be approved
    NOTE: we won't automatically approve changes. We may request that you make modifications, or include test cases.
    For best results, discuss changes on the forum or in the JIRA first.

For a tutorial on the Bitbucket workflow, see

For a general tutorial on Git, see

Build Prerequisites

  • Java 8
  • MySQL 5.5
  • Maven 3.3.9
  • MySQL database for testing
    By default, this is named openvpms_dev, accessed at localhost:3306 by user openvpms with password openvpms
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