On 02/16/2012 11:04 PM, Timothy Pearson wrote: >> Guys, >> >> I did a fresh git clone http://scm.trinitydesktop.org/scm/git and the >> git >> clone resulted in the same empty 'admin' and 'cmake' files in the >> directories >> and in having and experimental/.git FILE instead of a DIR which hosed the >> shared >> object use to fill them. switch_all_submodules_to_head_and_clean crashed >> on >> experimental do I deleted and recloned experimental. Now I have a proper >> .git >> DIRECTORY in experimental and the expected objects are present. >> >> All other dependencies, applications, have .git FILES instead of .git >> DIRECTORIES causing switch_all_submodules_to_head_and_clean to fail. If I >> delete >> each submodule and then re-clone it again in the tree, the it will contain >> a >> proper .git dir and will accept 'admin' and 'cmake' shared objects >> allowing >> build. But, I shouldn't have to pick through every submodule in TDE, >> delete >> recursive the submodule and then re-clone just to get the tree >> straightened out >> -- this is git -- it should just work. Still any idea what the cause of >> these >> issues are?? >> >> -- >> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E. > > Sounds like a bug in the version of GIT you have installed. You could > check for buggy submodule handling in whatever version is installed... > > It definitely should not be releated to the TDE project's GIT files, aside > from the fact that we use submodules. :-) > > Tim > Not a bug, a "Feature". With git version 1.6.5 or later, it seems you need to use: git clone --recursive http://<user>@scm.trinitydesktop.org/scm/git/tde --recursive, --recurse-submodules After the clone is created, initialize all submodules within, using their default settings. This is equivalent to running git submodule update --init --recursive immediately after the clone is finished. This option is ignored if the cloned repository does not have a worktree/checkout (i.e. if any of --no-checkout/-n, --bare, or --mirror is given) I'm giving the --recursive option a shot as we speak. If it is the problem, the wiki needs updating. I'll see if I still have an active login and add the info. I can't believe that the git versions some distros are so old. I checked and with arch, git passed 1.6.5 in 2009: 09:12 archangel:~> grep git /var/log/pacman.log <snip> [2009-07-30 13:58] installed git (1.6.4-1) <snip> [2009-10-12 01:59] upgraded git (22.214.171.124-1 -> 1.6.5-1) <snip> [2012-01-25 08:25] upgraded git (126.96.36.199-1 -> 188.8.131.52-1) [2012-02-07 10:14] upgraded git (184.108.40.206-1 -> 1.7.9-1) [2012-02-16 18:51] upgraded git (1.7.9-1 -> 220.127.116.11-1) > > > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > To unsubscribe, e-mail: trinity-devel-unsubscribe@... > For additional commands, e-mail: trinity-devel-help@... > Read list messages on the web archive: http://trinity-devel.pearsoncomputing.net/ > Please remember not to top-post: http://trinity.pearsoncomputing.net/mailing_lists/#top-posting > > -- David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.