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From: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>,
	Brandon Williams <bmwill@google.com>, git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] submodule: munge paths to submodule git directories
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 14:09:13 -0700
Message-ID: <20180829210913.GF7547@aiede.svl.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180829052519.GA17253@sigill.intra.peff.net>

Jeff King wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 02:35:25PM -0700, Stefan Beller wrote:

>> Yeah, then let's just convert '/' with as little overhead as possible.
>
> Do you care about case-folding issues (e.g., submodules "FOO" and "foo"
> colliding)?
>
> I'm OK if the answer is "no", but if you do want to deal with it, the
> time is probably now.

Have we rejected the config approach?  I really liked the attribute of
not having to solve everything right away.  I'm getting scared that
we've forgotten that goal.

It mixes well with Stefan's idea of setting up a new .git/submodules/
directory.  We could require that everything in .git/submodules/ have
configuration (or that everything in that directory either have
configuration or be the result of a "very simple" transformation) and
that way, all ambiguity goes away.

Part of the definition of "very simple" could be that the submodule
name must consist of some whitelisted list of characters (including no
uppercase), for example.

Thanks,
Jonathan

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Thread overview: 37+ 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
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 [this message]
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

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