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Subject: Re: [boost] [vmd] Adding to boost master branch
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-25 13:24:14

On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 12:16 PM, Edward Diener <eldiener_at_[hidden]>

> In an effort to get vmd as a submodule of the boost superproject master
> branch I submitted a PR against Boost on master (
> ). In this PR I added vmd to
> .gitmodules and also to the status/jamfile.v2 for testing.
> But looking at the Travis CI build of this a failure occurs:
> 0.01s$ cd status
> The command "cd status" exited with 0.
> 2.13s$ ../b2 -n -d0
> error: Unable to find file or target named
> error: '../libs/vmd/test/'
> error: referred to from project at
> error: '.'
> There is most definitely a jamfile and tests at libs/vmd/test on the
> master branch.
> Is there something else I have to do to get vmd added to the master branch
> ?

Yes. There's a commit against the "libs/vmd" directory that adds the real
git commit reference. Without it git doesn't know to fetch the submodule.
In the past I've done some permutation of the "git sudmodule add" command
plus editing the ".gitmodules". Then commiting both ".gitmodules" and
"libs/vmd" (in your case). The commit, on github, should look like this one

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