Introduced submodule and now getting an error

matthew.whetton's Avatar


07 Jul, 2015 11:36 AM


I've just introduced a submodule into my git repository (its a public submodule from github), and am now getting the following error in my build:

Build started
Fetching repository contents...Error while copying content to a stream.

I added the following to my yml but I'm still getting the error:

- git submodule update --init --recursive

Any help?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 07 Jul, 2015 03:37 PM

    Feodor Fitsner's Avatar

    Hi Matthew,

    AppVeyor downloads VSO repo as zip archive and right now there is a known issue with VSO - zip download is broken when git sub-modules added.

    VSO team is aware about this issue and they have a fix. I've asked them about ETA.

    As a workaround you can remove sub-module and just have another "git clone in your install section.

  2. Ilya Finkelshteyn closed this discussion on 25 Aug, 2018 01:57 AM.

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