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Subject: Re: [boost] [git][align][litre] git submodule update failure.
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-09-06 04:53:20

On 6 September 2014 03:11, Mostafa <mostafa_working_away_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> $ git submodule update libs/align
> fatal: reference is not a tree: d32353ea7d39c0237202e3e460f3248f226db274
> Unable to checkout 'd32353ea7d39c0237202e3e460f3248f226db274' in submodule
> path 'libs/align'
> $ git submodule update tools/litre
> fatal: reference is not a tree: 564d4d8d30b7e03ac5e25d78e14d2c19fa321c83
> Unable to checkout '564d4d8d30b7e03ac5e25d78e14d2c19fa321c83' in submodule
> path 'tools/litre'

'litre' hasn't changed since the git conversion, so if you had a
previously good checkout it should still be there, so there's possibly
something wrong with your clone. Try going to the submodule's
directory and running 'git fetch'.

Also, do you have any remotes pointing at other locations? Git might
be fetching from the wrong place. I find it best to keep the
'boostorg' as origin, and any forks as other branches. Also, if the
submodule's current branch is tracking another remote, it will fetch
from there (which seems wrong to me, it should really fetch from the
remote that the super-project refers to).

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