Re: Problems when trying to do a git submodule update init

Marlon Brandão de Sousa

Thanks Mic.

The symc worked, however I am getting yet another error:

C:\projetos\nvda>scons sources
scons: Reading SConscript files ...
ImportError: bad magic number in 'py2exe': b'\x03\xf3\r\n':
  File "C:\projetos\nvda\SConstruct", line 20:
    from py2exe.dllfinder import pydll

Any ideas on what is going on?

As for the sync, I will be submiting a pr to put this piece of advice in the readme file.



On 28/10/2019 22:35, Michael Curran wrote:
Before running git submodule update, try running the following command:

git submodule sync

If you have not updated sources in a long time, it is possible that you still have submodules that point to an old repository. For instance, comtypes was moved to a new git repository a little while back.


On 10/29/2019 11:31 AM, Marlon Brandão de Sousa wrote:

I am trying to clone again a NVDA repository.

When I do a I get the following error:

error: Server does not allow request for unadvertised object 8c45582fe497269594f127f93d1a786d6bc868fb

Fetched in submodule path 'include/comtypes', but it did not contain 8c45582fe497269594f127f93d1a786d6bc868fb. Direct fe
tching of that commit failed.

This happens when it tries to clone 'include/py2exe' ( registered for path

Any ideas?



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