public git submodule fail

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29 Nov, 2018 08:13 PM

Hi, I have a problem with git submodules. The only way i have found it's to run script before build :
git submodule update --init --recursive
But This tips have worked the first time and now it doesn't works.
I have this log.

git : Submodule 'dependencies/googletest' ( registered for path 'dependencies/googletest'
At line:1 char:1
+ git submodule update --init --recursive
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (Submodule 'depe...ies/googletest':String) [], RemoteException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : NativeCommandError

Cloning into 'C:/projects/synesthesia/dependencies/googletest'... Submodule path 'dependencies/googletest': checked out '191f9336bc9212b5f5410ab663176f685cafed2a' Command executed with exception: Cloning into 'C:/projects/synesthesia/dependencies/googletest'...
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Owen McDonnell on 30 Nov, 2018 12:35 AM

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    Can you try removing the ps: in front of that command, i.e. running it via cmd instead and let us know the outcome.

  2. 2 Posted by rack.kendorim on 30 Nov, 2018 02:07 PM

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    It works with the cmd command.... but why powershell fail ? And why it works one time not other time

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Owen McDonnell on 30 Nov, 2018 06:33 PM

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    Please link to the build to which you are referring.

  4. 4 Posted by rack.kendorim on 03 Dec, 2018 04:33 PM

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    my previous message is not passed
    the link :

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Owen McDonnell on 03 Dec, 2018 04:59 PM

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    I'm not sure i can say precisely why powershell fails except to say it seems to be interpreting feedback from this submodule update as errors.

    As to why it works one time and not the other, It looks like your initial build wasn't using an appveyor.yml config file at all. So perhaps you were not using powershell the first time that it worked.

  6. 6 Posted by rack.kendorim on 03 Dec, 2018 05:16 PM

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    if so, I used it but I bypass the yml to test without powershell (to avoid 15 appveyor config commit). You're probably right for the fact that feedback becomes a mistake for him but in random mode or I was lucky the first time.

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