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From: "Michal Suchánek" <msuchanek@suse.de>
To: Mateusz Loskot <mateusz@loskot.net>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Suggestion: git clone should warn if repository has submodules
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2019 17:58:47 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190806175847.677319bf@kitsune.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CABUeae9JhQ+JcNzYRMr40T2FTCJChYEz_riUr6Q1O5YO0uEDng@mail.gmail.com>

On Tue, 6 Aug 2019 17:54:20 +0200
Mateusz Loskot <mateusz@loskot.net> wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Aug 2019 at 16:04, Jason Sewall <jasonsewall@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Submodules are great, and I used them at work. The problem is, people
> > wind up cloning my repos without --recursive and then nothing works
> > for them, because  the submodules weren't populated and those
> > ultimately are needed to build my code.  
> 
> What you need is a simple document for your team that outlines the common
> Git workflow or README.md in root directory of your repositories with
> fat heading:
> 
> ## Clone
> 
> ```
> git clone --recursive ...
> ```
> 
> 
> A team in another company may require non-recursive clones by default
> and warnings from git may be quite annoying. Given the fact there is not
> one but may valid "my way"-s available, acceptable and supported by Git,
> I think, babysitting behaviour is not quite aligned with its philosophy, is it?

It has warnings that you can disable globally or per-repository in
configuration to fit your workflow.

Thanks

Michal

      reply	other threads:[~2019-08-06 15:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-06 14:03 Jason Sewall
2019-08-06 15:54 ` Mateusz Loskot
2019-08-06 15:58   ` Michal Suchánek [this message]

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