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From: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: sb/submodule-recursive-checkout-detach-head
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2017 09:05:51 -0800
Message-ID: <CAGZ79kY=WWTzwyz8t21RghEWAgPphhvUO5ut0O+rL0YhbqeGxQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqq4lq6hmp2.fsf_-_@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com>

On Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 6:00 PM, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> wrote:
> Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com> writes:
>
>>> * sb/submodule-recursive-checkout-detach-head (2017-07-28) 2 commits
>>>   (merged to 'next' on 2017-10-26 at 30994b4c76)
>>>  + Documentation/checkout: clarify submodule HEADs to be detached
>>>  + recursive submodules: detach HEAD from new state
>>>
>>>  "git checkout --recursive" may overwrite and rewind the history of
>>>  the branch that happens to be checked out in submodule
>>>  repositories, which might not be desirable.  Detach the HEAD but
>>>  still allow the recursive checkout to succeed in such a case.
>>>
>>>  Undecided.
>>>  This needs justification in a larger picture; it is unclear why
>>>  this is better than rejecting recursive checkout, for example.
>> ...
>> Detaching the submodule HEAD is in line with the current thinking
>> of submodules, though I am about to send out a plan later
>> asking if we want to keep it that way long term.
>
> Did this "send out a plan" ever happen?

No. (Not yet?)

>  I am about to rewind 'next'
> and rebuild on top of v2.15, and wondering if I should keep the
> topic or kick it back to 'pu' so that a better justification can be
> given.

Feel free to kick back to 'pu'.

Thanks,
Stefan

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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-10-27  8:32 What's cooking in git.git (Oct 2017, #06; Fri, 27) Junio C Hamano
2017-10-27 18:50 ` Stefan Beller
2017-11-07  2:00   ` sb/submodule-recursive-checkout-detach-head Junio C Hamano
2017-11-07 17:05     ` Stefan Beller [this message]
2017-11-08  0:21       ` sb/submodule-recursive-checkout-detach-head Junio C Hamano
2017-10-28 17:13 ` What's cooking in git.git (Oct 2017, #06; Fri, 27) Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-10-29 13:13 ` Johannes Schindelin
2017-10-29 14:18   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-29 15:18     ` Johannes Schindelin
2017-10-30  1:27       ` Junio C Hamano

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