Building MapD Core Fatal Error (Not a git repository)


#1

I have this error while building MapD core:

-- Found Folly: /usr/local/mapd-deps/20170926/lib/libfolly.a  
-- Found Curses: /usr/lib64/libcurses.so  
-- Found Arrow: /usr/local/mapd-deps/20170926/lib64/libarrow.so  
-- Looking for bison++
-- Looking for bison++ -- /usr/local/mapd-deps/20170926/bin/bison++
-- Looking for flex++
-- Looking for flex++ -- /bin/flex++
fatal: Not a git repository (or any of the parent directories): .git
-- Configuring done
-- Generating done
-- Build files have been written to: /opt/mapd/mapd-core-master_3.2.3_fix/build
[root@gecc11 build]# ^C

what does it mean fatal: Not a git repository (or any of the parent directories): .git and how to solve it?


#2

Solved by cloning the repository, lesson learned.