[pve-devel] Actual ubuntu Kernel and ZFSOnLinux on git.proxmox.com

René Jochum rene at jochum.dev
Sat Sep 19 01:48:31 CEST 2020

Thank you Fabian, it works now without `git fetch --tags`.

Documented this in the Forum:


Kind regards,


On 18.09.20 09:21, Fabian Grünbichler wrote:
> On September 18, 2020 12:31 am, René Jochum wrote:
>> Hi,
>> how have you guys been? I have a nice time back here in Vorarlberg :)
> busy developing PBS, as you can probably tell ;)
>> Can you please update the focal kernel and zfsonlinux on git.proxmox.com
>> pve-kernel doesn't seem to download its required submodules.
> if you enter the submodule and run `git fetch --tags` it should work. 
> the problem here is that git submodules, once initialized/checked out, 
> only pull. we sometimes need to push tags that are not (yet) part of the 
> checked out branch in our mirrors (e.g., Ubuntu likes to tag in their 
> force-pushed branch, and only merge once it passes QA, and sometimes it 
> happens that a new release got cut in the meantime and that version only 
> exists as a tag, but is never on the fast-forward master branch).
> another alternative is to de-init the submodule altogether, or clone the 
> whole repo from scratch (the latter works, so it's not the commits which 
> are missing, but just git submodule strangeness preventing them from 
> being found).
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