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Subject: Re: [boost] Equivalent of "svn update"?
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-13 15:12:50

Peter Dimov wrote:
> Daniel James wrote:
> > This manpage contains some useful information, and is a lot shorter than
> > the git-submodule page:
> >
> >
> >
> > Especially that 'git submodule update --init --merge' will merge your
> > changes with the update.
> By the description, it looks like using --merge in the above procedure
> will leave libs/bind and libs/smart_ptr on develop, but I'm not sure what
> it will do to the rest; ...

I can answer my own question now. It inserts unwanted and unnecessary local
merge commits in submodules which leaves one baffled for a few minutes when
git says "your local branch is ahead of origin by 134 commits". :-)

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