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From: Brandon Williams <bmwill@google.com>
To: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
Cc: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>, Jeff King <peff@peff.net>,
	git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] submodule: munge paths to submodule git directories
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:34:12 -0700
Message-ID: <20180816173412.GA212462@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180816024733.GB127655@aiede.svl.corp.google.com>

On 08/15, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> Stefan Beller wrote:
> > Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> 
> >> All at the cost of recording a little configuration somewhere.  If we
> >> want to decrease the configuration, we can avoid recording it there in
> >> the easy cases (e.g. when name == gitdirname).  That's "just" an
> >> optimization.
> >
> > Sounds good, but gerrit for example would not take advantage of such
> > optimisation as they have slashes in their submodules. :-(
> > I wonder if we can optimize further and keep slashes if there is
> > no conflict (as then name == gitdirname, so it can be optimized).
> 
> One possibility would be to treat gsub("/", "%2f") as another of the
> easy cases.
> 
> [...]
> >> And then we have the ability later to handle all the edge cases we
> >> haven't handled yet today:
> >>
> >> - sharding when the number of submodules is too large
> >> - case-insensitive filesystems
> >> - path name length limits
> >> - different sets of filesystem-special characters
> >>
> >> Sane?

Seems like a sensible thing to do. Let me work up some patches to
implement this using config primarily and these other schemes as
fallbacks.

> >
> > I'll keep thinking about it.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> > FYI: the reduction in configuration was just sent out.
> 
> https://public-inbox.org/git/20180816023100.161626-1-sbeller@google.com/
> for those following along.
> 
> Ciao,
> Jonathan

-- 
Brandon Williams

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Thread overview: 40+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-08-07 23:06 [RFC] " Brandon Williams
2018-08-07 23:25 ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-08  0:14 ` Junio C Hamano
2018-08-08 22:33 ` [PATCH 0/2] munge submodule names Brandon Williams
2018-08-08 22:33   ` [PATCH 1/2] submodule: create helper to build paths to submodule gitdirs Brandon Williams
2018-08-08 23:21     ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-09  0:45       ` Brandon Williams
2018-08-10 21:27     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-08-10 21:45       ` Brandon Williams
2018-08-08 22:33   ` [PATCH 2/2] submodule: munge paths to submodule git directories Brandon Williams
2018-08-09 21:26     ` Jeff King
2018-08-14 18:04       ` Brandon Williams
2018-08-14 18:57         ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-14 21:08           ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-14 21:12             ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-14 22:34               ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-16  2:34                 ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-16  2:39                   ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-16  2:47                     ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-16 17:34                       ` Brandon Williams [this message]
2018-08-16 18:19                       ` [PATCH] submodule: add config for where gitdirs are located Brandon Williams
2018-08-20 22:03                         ` Junio C Hamano
2018-08-16 15:07                   ` [PATCH 2/2] submodule: munge paths to submodule git directories Junio C Hamano
2018-08-14 18:58         ` Jeff King
2018-08-28 21:35         ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-29  5:25           ` Jeff King
2018-08-29 18:10             ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-29 21:03               ` Jeff King
2018-08-29 21:10                 ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-29 21:18                   ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-29 21:27                     ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-29 21:30                   ` Jeff King
2018-08-29 21:09             ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-29 21:14               ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-29 21:25                 ` Brandon Williams
2018-08-29 21:32               ` Jeff King
2018-08-16  0:19     ` Aaron Schrab
2019-01-15  1:25 ` [RFC] " Jonathan Nieder
2019-01-17 17:32   ` Jeff King
2019-01-17 17:57     ` Stefan Beller

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