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From: Allan Sandfeld Jensen <>
Subject: Old submodules broken in 2.19rc1 and 2.19rc2
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:52:58 +0200
Message-ID: <2659750.rG6xLiZASK@twilight> (raw)

Submodules checked out with older versions of git not longer works in the 
latest 2.19 releases. A "git submodule update --recursive" command wil fail 
for each submodule with a line saying "fatal: could not open 
'<submodule>/.git' for writing> Is a directory.

I checked the release notes so far, and they do not say the old submodules 
from git 2.16- were no longer supported, so I assume it is a bug?


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Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-09-07  9:52 Allan Sandfeld Jensen [this message]
2018-09-07 15:03 ` Jeff King
2018-09-07 15:18   ` Allan Sandfeld Jensen
2018-09-07 20:14     ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-09-07 17:08 ` Stefan Beller
2018-09-07 20:20   ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-09-07 22:33   ` Allan Sandfeld Jensen
2018-09-07 22:35   ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-09-07 22:45     ` Stefan Beller
2018-09-08  0:09       ` [PATCH] Revert "Merge branch 'sb/submodule-core-worktree'" (was Re: Old submodules broken in 2.19rc1 and 2.19rc2) Jonathan Nieder
2018-09-08  2:04         ` Junio C Hamano
2018-09-08 18:39           ` Johannes Sixt
2018-09-10 17:11             ` Stefan Beller
2018-09-11 19:49             ` Junio C Hamano

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