the following patch was just integrated into master:
Author: Patrick Georgi <patrick(a)georgi-clan.de>
Date: Mon Apr 30 20:11:34 2012 +0200
Add 3rdparty as submodule
The build system will make sure only to fetch this if
desired by the user.
Signed-off-by: Patrick Georgi <patrick(a)georgi-clan.de>