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From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-10-03 06:41:27

On 2019-10-03 09:18, Gavin Lambert via Boost wrote:
> On 3/10/2019 14:54, Edward Diener wrote:
>> When I do a 'git pull' on Boost checked out to 'develop' it ends with:
>> error: Server does not allow request for unadvertised object
>> 3eb4826d1d2a3e46207a7e4a0467d9bab96d37f5
>> Anybody know why this is happening with the latest Boost in the
>> 'develop' branch and if I need to do something to correct this ? It
>> does not seem to b3e affecting anything, and it appears the 'git pull'
>> is successful at the top level in pulling the latest 'develop' changes.
> The error means that there is some object referenced in your repository
> or the incoming changes that you do not have locally and the server
> either does not have it at all or does not have contained in any public
> branches/tags.
> Ensure you've done a git submodule update --init --recursive.
> If it persists, try doing a fresh clone.  If the problem goes away, it
> was probably a lost object on your side.
> Otherwise, the next most likely cause is that someone has pushed a
> commit referencing a submodule commit that hasn't been pushed, or has
> force-pushed away some commit that you were depending on.  This is very
> bad.

This happens when someone rewrites history by force-pushing in a
submodule. Something I've been asking to prohibit for master and develop
in all submodules.

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