can protgroup github ahndle git submodules?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Fri May 8 07:40:25 UTC 2020

On May 6, 2020, at 06:35, macports at wrote:

> (still trying to make a port for hfsinspect)
> after solving the problem with source differences due to using the wrong commit now the build errors on missing files from git submodules.

The github portgroup is documented in the guide, including this section answering this question:

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