USE_GITHUB and submodules

Mathieu Arnold mat at
Mon Jun 29 14:44:24 UTC 2015

+--On 29 juin 2015 11:43:34 +0930 Shane Ambler <FreeBSD at ShaneWare.Biz>
|>> Jonathan Anderson <mailto:jonathan.robert.anderson at>
|>> May 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM
|>> Thanks everybody for the input! With a security hat on, I definitely
|>> concur with the policy of no fetching outside of fetch and of requiring
|>> reproducibility/verifiability (e.g., commit hashes). With my
|>> getting-this-darn-port-updated hat, however... :)
|>> I think that I'll try to go with Shane's solution, if others concur
|>> that it's a good idea. I don't want to create a rust-llvm port, since
|>> Rust's customized version of LLVM isn't much good outside of Rust, it
|>> doesn't expose any external libraries and it's intended to eventually
|>> go away. So, until GitHub implements the "give me a tarball with all of
|>> the submodules" feature, I might try hacking up MASTER_SITES as Shane
|>> suggests.
| In case you missed it this was changed shortly after the last email, see
| http://leader/viewvc/viewvc.cgi/FreeBSD-ports?view=revision&revision=3877
| 42

It's going to be in the porter's handbook, waiting for approval on

Mathieu Arnold
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