[Vm-dev] git bites again

Alistair Grant akgrant0710 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 07:16:59 UTC 2018

Hi Tim & Eliot,

On 21 February 2018 at 04:11, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Tim,
> On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 6:29 PM, tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote:
>> OK, I know that the entire point of git is to drive people insane but this is an especially silly problem.
>> clone the repository with
>> git clone https://github.com/OpenSmalltalk/opensmalltalk-vm.git
>> wait...
>> cd opensmalltalk-vm/
>> ./scripts/updateSCCSVersions ->
>> fatal: Not a git repository: '.git'
>> fatal: unrecognized input
>> What?
>> The annoying part is that it worked (at least, so far as I remember) last time I loaded up a clone of the vm repo.
> Agreed.  It is incumbent upon whoever made the change to fix this.  "you break it, you fix it".  so please, step up :-)
> _,,,^..^,,,_
> best, Eliot

The offending commit is 0458c6a92651fc8d0bf86158a0407f87470ade50 from
6 Feb.  I'm not familiar enough with git to easily fix it, but backing
out the change should be straightforward.


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