Question: Breakdancer Github Recursive Clone Fails , Unable To Clone Submodule "Build Comon"
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6.6 years ago by
William4.6k wrote:

Installation of breakdancer by cloning the sourcecode (and subsequent building the code) fails because the submodule "build-common" can't be cloned.

I am following the instruction from the install.MD txt file present in the file that can be downloaded from the breakdancer github page.

The command I use is : git clone --recursive

The error I get is :

Cloning into 'breakdancer'...

remote: Counting objects: 3493, done.

remote: Compressing objects: 100% (1504/1504), done.

remote: Total 3493 (delta 1621), reused 3403 (delta 1532)

Receiving objects: 100% (3493/3493), 2.72 MiB | 1.66 MiB/s, done.

Resolving deltas: 100% (1621/1621), done.

Submodule 'build-common' (git:// registered for path 'build-common'

Cloning into 'build-common'...

fatal: unable to connect to[0:]: errno=Connection refused

Clone of 'git://' into submodule path 'build-common' failed

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ADD COMMENTlink written 6.6 years ago by William4.6k

The command worked fine for me. It must be an issue with a firewall or your internet connection, though sometimes the issue is on the server (github) side. I would suggest you try another machine or just try the same command again to see if you can figure out what is happening.

ADD REPLYlink modified 6.6 years ago • written 6.6 years ago by SES8.3k

I'll also try to clone the project from another location.

ADD REPLYlink written 6.6 years ago by William4.6k
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