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From: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
To: Andreas Urke <arurke@gmail.com>
Cc: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Re: Bug with "git submodule update" + subrepo with differing path/name?
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 09:54:44 -0800
Message-ID: <CAGZ79kZf8GL1DY6Vmc-byEOOy+hrKF8X8qRPM6jNO-La+rD4uw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAFBGMVO+P99hJ_nKgCJ4OqhMEdRdc3m8KHNS1pPrrhU_0wS6=A@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 12:22 AM, Andreas Urke <arurke@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for looking into this.
>
> I was able to reproduce it from scratch, but I followed my earlier
> workflow where I first created the subrepos, and then later renamed
> it. At the time I was not able to find any command to rename without
> changing the path (and I was not able find one now either, is there
> any?), so I edited name and path in .gitmodules and ran git submodule
> sync. Am I asking for trouble doing it that way?

"rename without changing the path" sounds like a red flag to me,
as the submodule name was introduced specifically to be a constant
as the path may change, whereas the name ought to never change.




>
> Let me know if you need the exact steps I followed.

Well yes, ideally as a shell script (or even embedded into our test suite).

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Thread overview: 11+ messages in thread (expand / mbox.gz / Atom feed / [top])
2017-12-18 23:18 Andreas Urke
2017-12-19 18:02 ` [PATCH] " Stefan Beller
2017-12-19 22:19   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-12-19 22:33     ` Stefan Beller
2017-12-20  8:22       ` Andreas Urke
2017-12-20 17:54         ` Stefan Beller [this message]
2017-12-21 16:21           ` Andreas Urke
2017-12-21 18:55             ` Stefan Beller
2017-12-21 22:17               ` Andreas Urke
2017-12-21 23:08                 ` Stefan Beller
     [not found]               ` <CAPc5daUJXS9DJr7BRuKbNotKA-3kBnzHfn3566su+ZDwa+xc4w@mail.gmail.com>
2017-12-21 22:57                 ` Stefan Beller

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