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

Dirk Wallenstein halsmit at t-online.de
Wed Sep 21 08:15:02 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/"
> 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.

Oh, now I understand the last sentence.  The translation specified above
works for submodules, too.


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