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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] How the blazes are you supposed to update all thesubmodules?
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-19 11:55:39

>> "git submodule update" is subsequently required to actually change the
>> contents of the submodule working spaces to contain those versions.
>> It's probably a separate step because that makes it easier to deal with
>> conflicts in specific submodules that were locally modified.
> I assume "git submodule update" is done at the superproject level. But
> as other have said, this puts everything back into detached state so
> that one needs to checkout whatever branches one was working on before
> again. Ugh !

Ugh indeed.

What happens to uncommitted changes in that case?


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