Difference between revisions of "LTS/HowTos"
Revision as of 10:33, 7 November 2012
Using TortoiseGit to "git submodule update"
- Navigate to your git repository which you cloned (eg. eclipse.platform.releng.aggregator)
- Right click > TortoiseGit > Submodule Update
- Select to Initialize Submodules
- Click OK
Fail to clone submodules using msysgit
Per Bug 376400 we discovered that msysgit has a max character limit somewhere around 256 which causes cloning files with a path longer than that to fail.
Cannot git clone via ssh:// protocol (Resolved)
The issue with this is that most user accounts on the Forge will not have shell access to the forge and the ssh:// protocol requires shell to operate. The solution we decided to go with was we provisioned a https:// protocal instead which we will recommend users to use instead.