submodule repos on GitHub
rae at cs.brynmawr.edu
Tue Jul 17 20:59:22 UTC 2018
Aha. I had just jumped to the chase.
But is there a reason we don't just point everyone (including newcomers) to git://git.haskell.org/ghc.git <git://git.haskell.org/ghc.git> ? That's what I always use myself, and it seems simpler to do so.
> On Jul 17, 2018, at 3:14 PM, Matthew Pickering <matthewtpickering at gmail.com> wrote:
> Did you do the line above as well?
> git config --global url."git://github.com/ghc/packages-".insteadOf
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 8:09 PM, Richard Eisenberg <rae at cs.brynmawr.edu> wrote:
>> Hi devs,
>> The Newcomers page (https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Newcomers) recommends cloning GHC with
>>> git clone --recursive git://github.com/ghc/ghc
>> I believe my students did this with success several weeks ago. But trying it again today leads to trouble with some submodules, e.g.:
>>> Cloning into '/Users/rae/ltemp/ghc-test/libraries/Cabal'...
>>> fatal: remote error:
>>> ghc/packages/Cabal is not a valid repository name
>>> Email support at github.com for help
>>> fatal: clone of 'git://github.com/ghc/packages/Cabal.git' into submodule path '/Users/rae/ltemp/ghc-test/libraries/Cabal' failed
>> Is there something wrong in the internets? Or should we update the Newcomers page?
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