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From: Jonathan Nieder <>
To: Stefan Beller <>
Cc:, git <>
Subject: Re: Bug with "git mv" and submodules, and with "git submodule add something --force"
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:58:37 -0700
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Stefan Beller wrote:

> Maybe for now we can do with just an update of the documentation/bugs
> section and say we cannot move files in and out of submodules?

I think we have some existing logic to prevent "git add"-ing a file
within a submodule to the superproject, for example.

So "git mv" should learn the same trick.  And perhaps the trick needs
to be moved down a layer (e.g. into the index API).  Hints?


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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-10-19 12:33 Juergen Vogl
2018-10-19 20:40 ` Stefan Beller
2018-10-19 20:58   ` Jonathan Nieder [this message]
2018-10-22  2:52     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-10-22 21:52       ` Stefan Beller
2018-10-24  7:18         ` Junio C Hamano

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