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Subject: Re: [boost] [vmd] Adding to boost master branch
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-25 14:05:14

On 8/25/2015 1:24 PM, Rene Rivera wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 12:16 PM, Edward Diener <eldiener_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
>> 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
> <
>> .

Thanks ! I added the vmd submodule to 'master'. Editing .gitmodules by
hand originally was definitely wrong.

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