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From: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: Lars Schneider <larsxschneider@gmail.com>, Brandon Williams <bmwill@google.com>, "git@vger.kernel.org" <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Submodule regression in 2.14?
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:46:23 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGZ79kYaBGDyScWihJ7gRdbiJfMPOnNo8LfkB58+WAcOtXyibQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqpobs9hjy.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com>

On Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 11:51 PM, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> wrote:

> As long as we are talking about idealized future world (well, at
> least an idea of somebody's "ideal", not necessarily shared by
> everybody), I wonder if there is even any need to have commits in
> submodules in such a world.  To realize such a "monorepo" world, you
> might be better off allowing a gitlink in the superproject to
> directly point at a tree object in a submodule repository (making
> them physically a single repository is an optional implementation
> detail I choose to ignore in this discussion).

Then the sharing between superprojects (e.g. send an Android's linux
patch upstream or to another distro that also uses a superproject),
becomes cumbersome as the commit messages are missing and
potentially not specific to that subtree.

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Thread overview: 38+ messages in thread (expand / mbox.gz / Atom feed / [top])
2017-08-16 18:35 Lars Schneider
2017-08-16 18:51 ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-16 18:53   ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-17 21:21   ` Lars Schneider
2017-08-17 21:55     ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-18  2:13       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-18  4:02         ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-18 16:50           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-18 19:09             ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-19  6:51               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-21 16:05                 ` Heiko Voigt
2017-08-21 16:42                   ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-22 15:33                     ` Heiko Voigt
2017-08-22 18:10                       ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-25  9:10                         ` Heiko Voigt
2017-08-25 16:38                           ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-25 16:53                           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-21 16:48                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-22 15:50                     ` Heiko Voigt
2017-08-21 16:46                 ` Stefan Beller [this message]
2017-08-21 22:45                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-18 13:12       ` Lars Schneider
2017-08-18 17:16         ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-18 19:10           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-18 22:04             ` [PATCH] pull: respect submodule update configuration Stefan Beller
2017-08-18 22:05               ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-19  6:17                 ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-19  6:24               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-21 16:20                 ` Heiko Voigt
2017-08-21 16:55                   ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-21 17:20                     ` Lars Schneider
2017-08-21 17:48                       ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-21 18:21                         ` Brandon Williams
2017-08-21 22:52                           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-22 14:50                           ` Lars Schneider
2017-08-22 17:51                             ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-22 18:55                               ` Brandon Williams
2017-08-19 18:24           ` Submodule regression in 2.14? Lars Schneider

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