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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] How the blazes are you supposed to update all the submodules?
From: Daniel James (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-20 02:51:01

On 20 December 2013 03:15, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> In the module I wrote for testing I deal with submodules for
> fetching mostly correctly.. But even it doesn't work for fetching Boost as
> the content itself confuses it into throwing exceptions. So now I'm faced
> with writing a wrapper around the git cli for testing.. And feeling like I
> don't have any idea what the proper way to fetch the correct stuff from
> github is. But I'll post about that in another thread.

Wrapping the cli is probably the best strategy, other implementations
never quite seem to match it. FWIW here's the script I quickly wrote
to mirror the repos for the documentation build:

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