[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] buildroot: improve git submodule handling for packages

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Wed Jul 15 04:08:48 EDT 2015

On 2015-05-15 16:25, Darik Horn wrote:
> Move the `--recursive` switch from `git clone` to `git submodule`
> so that submodules are cloned for upstream branches where the
> PKG_SOURCE_VERSION commit-ish has a different .gitmodules
> configuration than the repository default.
> This is, for example, required when the master branch for a source
> package does not use submodules, but its topic branch for OpenWRT
> does.
> This changes the buildroot dependency from git-1.6.2 to git,
> which was released September 2012.
> Signed-off-by: Darik Horn <dajhorn at vanadac.com>
> ---
Patch is badly whitespace mangled and does not apply.

- Felix
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