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From: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
To: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: "git@vger.kernel.org" <git@vger.kernel.org>, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, Adam Dinwoodie <adam@dinwoodie.org>, Ramsay Jones <ramsay@ramsayjones.plus.com>, "Liam R . Howlett" <Liam.Howlett@oracle.com>, Michael Kebe <michael.kebe@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] sha1dc: optionally use sha1collisiondetection as a submodule
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2017 12:09:38 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGZ79kYfX=QXLnwTcZSG=hoBKurYG_Nub5eE_kK4SCQYb6L+MQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CACBZZX6WJDrcUj4WMxZsShEaXK91CxR2sMUbWV+K3AudNYAXbA@mail.gmail.com>

On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 12:03 PM, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
<avarab@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 8:48 PM, Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 8:12 AM, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
>> <avarab@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Add an option to use the sha1collisiondetection library from the
>>> submodule in sha1collisiondetection/ instead of in the copy in the
>>> sha1dc/ directory.
>>>
>>> This allows us to try out the submodule in sha1collisiondetection
>>> without breaking the build for anyone who's not expecting them as we
>>> work out any kinks.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
>>
>> Other projects using submodules sometimes have
>> a .gitattributes entry to have .gitmodules not exported
>> via git-archive. Do we want a similar thing?
>
> Right now we end up with an empty directory due to the issue you noted
> in https://public-inbox.org/git/CAGZ79kZC98CxA69QjmX2s_SU6z1CSgKgwZeqvwiMRAQc6+S3xg@mail.gmail.com/
>
> It's probably best to have the .gitmodules file as some hint that
> something should be there. We also ship the other .git* files.

Ok, but then let's talk about the other .git* files, would we want to
distribute these via tarballs? (I guess it is a minor thing if at all and
nobody downloading a git tarball would be surprised by these metadata
files or annoyed by them, so all is good?)

>
>> Speaking of attributes, I wonder if we want to specify
>> the .gitmodules file to be text with unixy file endings:
>> Having an entry
>>     .gitattributes eol=crlf
>> to simulate a Windows environment doesn't harm
>> submodule operation, which is good. I'll check if we
>> have a test for that.
>
> I have no idea what that would do or why we'd have it, but I'm going
> to understand this as you looking into it :)

I looked briefly into it and it seems to be no problem just as config files
on Windows are no problem. I just spoke up too quickly.

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Thread overview: 24+ messages in thread (expand / mbox.gz / Atom feed / [top])
2017-06-05 20:34 Git v2.13.1 SHA1 very broken Adam Dinwoodie
2017-06-05 21:05 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-06-05 23:20   ` Ramsay Jones
2017-06-06  0:11     ` Ramsay Jones
2017-06-06  1:20   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-06-06 10:03     ` Adam Dinwoodie
2017-06-06 11:55       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-06-06 12:43         ` Adam Dinwoodie
2017-06-06 14:47           ` Continous Integration (was: RE: Git v2.13.1 SHA1 very broken) Jason Pyeron
2017-06-06 15:04             ` Lars Schneider
2017-06-06 15:12           ` [PATCH 0/3] update sha1dc Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-06-06 15:12             ` [PATCH 1/3] sha1dc: update from upstream Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-06-06 15:12             ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-06-06 18:48               ` Stefan Beller
2017-06-06 19:03                 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-06-06 19:09                   ` Stefan Beller [this message]
2017-06-06 15:12             ` [PATCH 3/3] sha1collisiondetection: automatically enable when submodule is populated Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-06-06 18:23             ` Stefan Beller
2017-06-06 18:51               ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-06-06 19:01                 ` [PATCH] sha1dc: ignore indent-with-non-tab whitespace violations Jeff King
2017-06-06 19:04                   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-06-06 19:05                   ` Stefan Beller
2017-06-13  2:09             ` Liam R. Howlett
2017-06-06 12:49         ` Morten Welinder

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