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Subject: Re: [boost] How do I download module Core?
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-14 04:37:10

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Edward Diener
> Sent: 13 June 2014 19:48
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] How do I download module Core?
> On 6/13/2014 11:20 AM, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> > On Friday 13 June 2014 17:16:02 Andrzej Krzemienski wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I can see that module Core is already available on branch Master. But
> >> when I try to pull the sources from GitHub (with 'git pull --rebase')
> >> it doesn't show up in my clone. Do I need to do anything to see it?
> >
> > You need to run 'git submodule update --init' to initialize new
> > submodules in the local copy. Also don't forget to recreate the links
> > to headers by removing boost folder and running 'b2 headers'.
> Is it really necessary to remove the boost folder before running 'b2 headers'
in any
> situation ?

I found/got things in a muddle and deleting /boost was the only action that
resolved the problem.

It should not be necessary, but equally it *should not* cause trouble?

This whole system is too complicated for its or our good !

But I fear it is the price of GIT :-(


PS Doesn't b2 headers get hard links unless 'run as administrator' on Windows
for symlinks?

Paul A. Bristow
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