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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] How the blazes are you supposed to update all thesubmodules?
From: Bjørn Roald (bjorn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-19 15:34:56

On 12/19/2013 05:55 PM, John Maddock wrote:
>>> "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?

I don't think there is reason to worry. Git is very cautious not to
loose data for you.


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