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From: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
To: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
Cc: git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] submodule.c: warn about missing submodule git directories
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2018 11:49:02 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGZ79kb0VEDxe0TAMf66nWk3pYMPxrpb_zFmoU4gezzswM5XSQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180905191849.GB120842@aiede.svl.corp.google.com>

On Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 12:18 PM Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> Stefan Beller wrote:
>
> > This is the continuation of f2d48994dc1 (submodule.c: submodule_move_head
> > works with broken submodules, 2017-04-18), which tones down the case of
> > "broken submodule" in case of a missing git directory of the submodule to
> > be only a warning.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
> > ---
> >  submodule.c                   | 16 ++++++++++++++++
> >  t/t2013-checkout-submodule.sh |  2 +-
> >  2 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> I don't understand what workflow this is a part of.
>
> If the submodule is missing, shouldn't we make it non-missing instead
> of producing a partial checkout that doesn't build?

No. checkout and friends do not want to touch the network
(unless we are in a partial clone world; that is the user is fully
aware that commands can use the network at totally unexpected
times)

So for that, all we can do is better error messages.

Stefan

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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-08-27 22:12 [PATCH 1/2] t2013: add test for missing but active submodule Stefan Beller
2018-08-27 22:12 ` [PATCH 2/2] submodule.c: warn about missing submodule git directories Stefan Beller
2018-08-28 18:56   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-08-28 21:49     ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-29 17:16       ` Junio C Hamano
2018-08-29 20:32         ` Stefan Beller
2018-09-05 19:18   ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-09-07 18:49     ` Stefan Beller [this message]
2018-09-07 19:53       ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-29 21:04 ` [PATCH 1/2] t2013: add test for missing but active submodule SZEDER Gábor

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