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From: Jonathan Tan <jonathantanmy@google.com>
To: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
Cc: gitster@pobox.com, git@vger.kernel.org,
	christian.couder@gmail.com, pc44800@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/5] submodule foreach: clarify the '$toplevel' variable documentation
Date: Thu, 3 May 2018 10:51:35 -0700
Message-ID: <20180503105135.5fbb2b85e2bdbc117a08b627@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180503005358.89082-4-sbeller@google.com>

On Wed,  2 May 2018 17:53:56 -0700
Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com> wrote:

>  	$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 direct 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

Ah, I commented on patch 2 before reading patch 3 properly. I think that
if you follow my suggestions on patch 2, it will be obvious that
$toplevel/$sm_path is the absolute path of the submodule, so that this
patch is no longer needed.

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Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-03  0:53 [PATCH 0/5] Rebooting pc/submodule-helper-foreach Stefan Beller
2018-05-03  0:53 ` [PATCH 1/5] submodule foreach: correct '$path' in nested submodules from a subdirectory Stefan Beller
2018-05-03 13:29   ` Ramsay Jones
2018-05-03 17:47   ` Jonathan Tan
2018-05-03 18:12     ` Stefan Beller
2018-05-04 21:03       ` Jonathan Tan
2018-05-03  0:53 ` [PATCH 2/5] submodule foreach: document '$sm_path' instead of '$path' Stefan Beller
2018-05-03 17:50   ` Jonathan Tan
2018-05-03  0:53 ` [PATCH 3/5] submodule foreach: clarify the '$toplevel' variable documentation Stefan Beller
2018-05-03 17:51   ` Jonathan Tan [this message]
2018-05-03  0:53 ` [PATCH 4/5] submodule foreach: document variable '$displaypath' Stefan Beller
2018-05-03  0:53 ` [PATCH 5/5] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'foreach' from shell to C Stefan Beller
2018-05-03  1:06   ` Stefan Beller
2018-05-03 18:05   ` Jonathan Tan
2018-05-09  0:29 ` [PATCHv2 0/4] Rebooting pc/submodule-helper-foreach Stefan Beller
2018-05-09  0:29   ` [PATCH 1/4] submodule foreach: correct '$path' in nested submodules from a subdirectory Stefan Beller
2018-05-09  0:29   ` [PATCH 2/4] submodule foreach: document '$sm_path' instead of '$path' Stefan Beller
2018-05-09  0:29   ` [PATCH 3/4] submodule foreach: document variable '$displaypath' Stefan Beller
2018-05-09  0:29   ` [PATCH 4/4] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'foreach' from shell to C Stefan Beller
2018-05-10  6:37     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-05-10 21:25       ` [PATCH] " Stefan Beller
2018-05-09 17:13   ` [PATCHv2 0/4] Rebooting pc/submodule-helper-foreach Jonathan Tan

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