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Subject: Re: [boost] [git help] GitHub boostorg library authentication
From: Daniel Pfeifer (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-31 15:23:04

2013/10/31 Cox, Michael <mhcox_at_[hidden]>:
> In the .gitmodules file you can use relative urls, e.g.
> [submodule "smart_ptr"]
> path = libs/smart_ptr
> url = ../smart_ptr
> # url =
> fetchRecurseSubmodules = on-demand
> The protocol used to access the super-project boost is what will be used to
> retrieve the submodule projects. This might help with issues accessing the
> repositories, although the super-project will have to accessed via
> http/https (or whatever ports are open through the firewall).
> This also makes the whole repository structure relocatable, e.g. a
> development team using boost can clone all the repositories to their local
> development server without having to modify the .gitmodules file in the
> boost super-project. Unfortunately, there's no good way I'm aware of to
> clone all the repositories as bare repositories. Maybe the latest changes
> in how git submodules are stored (i.e. under .git/modules) will help.

Oh right, you can!
Currently, cloning pulls the submodules
from github.
I changed it to use relative URLs instead.



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