Subject: Re: [boost] Git Modularization hiccups
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-24 00:37:32
on Thu May 23 2013, Beman Dawes <bdawes-AT-acm.org> wrote:
> * "git clone --recursive http://github.com/boostorg/boost
> modular-boost" is mostly working fine here (on Win7) but is producing
> one set of error messages:
> Cloning into 'libs/assign'...
> fatal: reference is not a tree:
> Unable to checkout '57ec5d1534810090649b18c88e66a46f48cdcf1c' in
> submodule path 'libs/assign'
Reproduced here. That's very strange; I'll have to try to figure out
why that's happening.
> The remaining hiccups are in the root directory, comparing trunk to master:
> * boost.css is missing content from revisions 36243 and 53553.
> * boost-build.jam has different comments and history. Something is
> totally whacky.
> * boostcpp.py contents are the same, but the trunk file has Unix line
> endings, the master file has Windows line endings.
Oh well, the way line endings are handled in Git and SVN are divergent.
Check your .gitconfig against the output of git --help config;
especially core.eol, core.safecrlf, and core.autocrlf
> * Same problem with bootstrap.sh. IIRC, it is important that the .sh
> files have the Unix line endings.
> * c++boost.gif not present in trunk, present in master.
> * index.html missing in master.
> * Jamfile.v2 and Jamroot.jam not present in trunk, present in master.
> * INSTALL missing in master.
> * LICENSE_1_0.txt has Unix line endings in trunk, Windows line endings
> in master.
> * project-config.jam missing in master.
> * rst.cc missing in master.
> * README.txt not present in trunk, present in master.
I'll look into these; thanks.
-- Dave Abrahams
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