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From: Prathamesh Chavan <pc44800@gmail.com>
To: git@vger.kernel.org
Cc: sbeller@google.com, christian.couder@gmail.com, Prathamesh Chavan <pc44800@gmail.com>
Subject: [GSoC][PATCH 11/13] submodule foreach: clarify the '$toplevel' variable documentation
Date: Tue,  1 Aug 2017 02:26:19 +0530
Message-ID: <20170731205621.24305-12-pc44800@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170731205621.24305-1-pc44800@gmail.com>

It does not contain the topmost superproject as the author assumed,
but the direct superproject, such that $toplevel/$sm_path is the
actual absolute path of the submodule.

Discussed-with: Ramsay Jones <ramsay@ramsayjones.plus.com>
Signed-off-by: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
Signed-off-by: Prathamesh Chavan <pc44800@gmail.com>
---
 Documentation/git-submodule.txt | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-submodule.txt b/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
index a23baef62..8e7930ebc 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
@@ -188,7 +188,8 @@ foreach [--recursive] <command>::
 	$name is the name of the relevant submodule section in `.gitmodules`,
 	$sm_path is the path of the submodule as recorded in the superproject,
 	$sha1 is the commit as recorded in the superproject, and
-	$toplevel is the absolute path to the top-level of the superproject.
+	$toplevel is the absolute path to its superproject, such that
+	$toplevel/$sm_path is the absolute path of the submodule.
 	Note that to avoid conflicts with '$PATH' on Windows, the '$path'
 	variable is now a deprecated synonym of '$sm_path' variable.
 	Any submodules defined in the superproject but not checked out are
-- 
2.13.0


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Thread overview: 27+ messages in thread (expand / mbox.gz / Atom feed / [top])
     [not found] <20170724203454.13947-1-pc44800@gmail.com>
2017-07-24 20:34 ` Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 20:56 [GSoC][PATCH 00/13] Update: Week-11 Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 20:56 ` [GSoC][PATCH 01/13] submodule--helper: introduce get_submodule_displaypath() Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 20:56 ` [GSoC][PATCH 02/13] submodule--helper: introduce for_each_submodule_list() Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 20:56 ` [GSoC][PATCH 03/13] submodule: port set_name_rev() from shell to C Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 20:56 ` [GSoC][PATCH 04/13] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'status' " Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 21:12   ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-01 21:14     ` Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 20:56 ` [GSoC][PATCH 05/13] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'sync' " Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 21:19   ` Stefan Beller
2017-07-31 20:56 ` [GSoC][PATCH 06/13] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'deinit' " Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 21:42   ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-01 21:19     ` Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 20:56 ` [GSoC][PATCH 07/13] diff: change scope of the function count_lines() Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 20:56 ` [GSoC][PATCH 08/13] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'summary' from shell to C Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 22:15   ` Stefan Beller
2017-07-31 23:27   ` Christian Couder
2017-08-05 10:28     ` Prathamesh Chavan
2017-08-05 16:55       ` Christian Couder
2017-08-05 18:03         ` Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 20:56 ` [GSoC][PATCH 09/13] submodule foreach: correct '$path' in nested submodules from a subdirectory Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 20:56 ` [GSoC][PATCH 10/13] submodule foreach: document '$sm_path' instead of '$path' Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 20:56 ` Prathamesh Chavan [this message]
2017-07-31 20:56 ` [GSoC][PATCH 12/13] submodule foreach: document variable '$displaypath' Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 20:56 ` [GSoC][PATCH 13/13] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'foreach' from shell to C Prathamesh Chavan
2017-07-31 22:20   ` Stefan Beller
     [not found] <20170807211900.15001-1-pc44800@gmail.com>
2017-08-07 21:18 ` [GSoC][PATCH 11/13] submodule foreach: clarify the '$toplevel' variable documentation Prathamesh Chavan

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