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authorGravatar Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998@free.fr>2016-07-01 11:01:18 +0200
committerGravatar Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>2016-07-02 19:11:14 +0200
commitf109e7eeb53ecfa084f80899646b68fb6dff021d (patch)
tree1eca5d1bd8e945752fd22a415ea513919cc48fa1 /support
parent3abd5ba4243489b821d44e407528020cd8a138f8 (diff)
support/download/git: add support for submodules
Some git repositories may be split into a master repository and submodules. Up until now, we did not have support for submodules, because we were using bare clones, in which it is not possible to update the list of submodules. Now that we are using plain clones with a working copy, we can retrieve the submdoules. Add an option to the git download helper to kick the update of submodules, so that they are only fetched for those packages that require them. Also document the existing -q option at the same time. Submodules have a .git file at their root, which contains the path to the real .git directory of the master repository. Since we remove it, there is no point in keeping those .git files either. Note: this is currently unused, but will be enabled with the follow-up patch that adds the necessary parts in the pkg-generic and pkg-download infrastructures. Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Tested-by: Matt Weber <matt@thewebers.ws> Reviewed-by: Matt Weber <matt@thewebers.ws> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'support')
1 files changed, 14 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/support/download/git b/support/download/git
index d8094d2601..45802d3dd1 100755
--- a/support/download/git
+++ b/support/download/git
@@ -6,15 +6,20 @@ set -e
# Download helper for git, to be called from the download wrapper script
# Call it as:
+# .../git [-q] [-r] OUT_FILE REPO_URL CSET BASENAME
+# -q Be quiet.
+# -r Clone and archive sub-modules.
# Environment:
# GIT : the git command to call
-while getopts :q OPT; do
+while getopts :qr OPT; do
case "${OPT}" in
q) verbose=-q; exec >/dev/null;;
+ r) recurse=1;;
\?) printf "unknown option '%s'\n" "${OPTARG}" >&2; exit 1;;
@@ -65,13 +70,19 @@ if ! _git fetch origin "'${cset}:${cset}'" >/dev/null 2>&1; then
printf "Could not fetch special ref '%s'; assuming it is not special.\n" "${cset}"
-# Checkout the required changeset.
+# Checkout the required changeset, so that we can update the required
+# submodules.
_git checkout -q "'${cset}'"
# Get date of commit to generate a reproducible archive.
# %cD is RFC2822, so it's fully qualified, with TZ and all.
date="$( _git show --no-patch --pretty=format:%cD )"
+# There might be submodules, so fetch them.
+if [ ${recurse} -eq 1 ]; then
+ _git submodule update --init --recursive
# We do not need the .git dir and other gitfiles to generate the tarball
find . \( -name .git -o -name .gitmodules -o -name .gitignore \) \
-exec rm -rf {} +