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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Git usages
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-15 10:48:11

On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 8:51 AM, <aaron_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> > ===
> > git pull
> > git submodule init
> > git submodule foreach git pull
> > ===
> >
> > Which I need so that the many submodules don't stray from the
> > branch they are on and become detached. And BB is just another
> > submodule. So it would be a PITA to do something special for
> > BB. Gods why is git so horrible at this :-\ More than two
> > years of being forced to use git and the cons are a magnitude
> > larger than the pros.
> Along with setting pull.rebase to true,

OK, setting the rebase config worked. Too bad it gives this on update:

Entering 'tools/build'
Cannot pull with rebase: You have unstaged changes.
Please commit or stash them.

But seems to work nicely after I commit my local changes (so far). Thanks
Volodya :-)

> you can also create an alias in
> your global ~/.gitconfig file:
> [alias]
> update = !git pull && git submodule update --init --recursive
> Then use it on the command line like so:
> ~/project/ $ git update

Nice to know.. But doesn't immediately help as I need to share the script
with other developers on my team so that we all update the same way. Is
there a way to have that be a repo level option?

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