[PATCH:modular] build.sh: Handle xcb-util module split

Dirk Wallenstein halsmit at t-online.de
Wed Sep 21 02:17:08 PDT 2011

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 09:10:00PM -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> On 09/20/11 16:32, Gaetan Nadon wrote:
> >The git submodules have a public relation problem. Nothing tells you there is
> >one and you get a strange build failure. You don't think of running the 'git
> >submodule' commands.
> Yeah, I should switch to using build.sh to do my pulls, but I've had my own
> script since before that was added, so never needed to change.  I guess this
> is more incentive to do so.
> The other thing I needed to do, was to add to $HOME/.gitconfig:
> [url "http://anongit.freedesktop.org/git/"]
>     insteadOf = "git://anongit.freedesktop.org/"

I thought I switch to checking out all modules with a '.git' suffix, so
that even the following configuration works:
  [url "http"]
      insteadOf = "git"

Unfortunately there is some inconsistency at fd.o repositories.  Most
end with a '.git' suffix, but not all (so far I've found fontconfig).
With some insight into the servers, could you tell me if that is the
only one?

Are people repos generally not accessible with http?

> because from behind the firewall at work http proxying is trivial, ssh is not
> hard, but also not fast, and direct git is just best avoided, but
> the git submodules list the git://anongit..../ form of url's.


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