HEADS-UP: Git submodule conversion imminent
Herbert Valerio Riedel
hvriedel at gmail.com
Sat Jun 28 12:32:49 UTC 2014
On 2014-06-28 at 14:19:15 +0200, Gabor Greif wrote:
> Hmm, I guess this was the reason,
> when I did that, I got
>> fatal: Needed a single revision
>> Unable to find current revision in submodule path 'libraries/parallel'
> so the other submodules were not initialized.
> What might be wrong with 'libraries/parallel' ?
Tbh, not sure, but if you know you have nothing important in
rm -rf libraries/parallel
and retry a 'git submodule update --init'
This is essentially the suggested course of action according to
and other results you may get if you google for that error
> On 6/28/14, Herbert Valerio Riedel <hvriedel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 2014-06-28 at 13:49:15 +0200, Gabor Greif wrote:
>>> Hi herbert,
>>> I followed your instructions, and one of my repos converted well:
>>> e8a901fddc88c6560af34e18a5201deeb8d51557 libraries/stm
>>> the other gave:
>>> -e8a901fddc88c6560af34e18a5201deeb8d51557 libraries/stm
>>> How can I salvage the situation?
>> That (the '-'-sign) simply means the 'libraries/stm' submodule wasn't
>> properly initalized;
>> running 'git submodule update --init' should usually take care of
>> initializing newly added submodules.
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