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From: Stefan Beller <>
To: Jonathan Nieder <>
Cc: Junio C Hamano <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] recursive submodules: detach HEAD from new state
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:00:08 -0800
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On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 2:47 PM, Jonathan Nieder <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Stefan Beller wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 2:34 PM, Jonathan Nieder <> wrote:
>>> Stefan, do you know what thread I should look at to find the current
>>> state of this patch?  I've had it applied locally for a long time.
>> It was "Undecided" for some time, then Junio kicked it back to pu, expecting a
>> reroll[1]. The "send out a plan" that was referenced is found in [2]
>> describing 6 plans for the future of submodules. The approach in [3]
>> which is different on the implementation level, but very similar on
>> the UX level sounds best currently.  I'll coordinate with JTan to
>> come up with patches for that.
>> [1]
>> [2]
>> [3]
> Thanks.  That thread appears to be about a long-term plan; what is the
> short-term plan?
> E.g. is there any additional documentation that should be added to the
> patch that detaches?

The second patch in that series has a tiny bit of information, see
"Documentation/checkout: clarify submodule HEADs to be detached".

I would think that this is sufficient for the short term to get into a
safe state.

> Or should it go in as-is?

That is what I would prefer and then we'll build on top of this once we
figured out the direction of the long term solution.


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Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-07-24 17:36 Stefan Beller
2017-07-24 18:03 ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-07-24 19:07   ` Stefan Beller
2017-07-24 20:57     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-07-24 21:33   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-07-24 22:23     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-07-25 22:27       ` Stefan Beller
2017-07-26 19:36         ` Junio C Hamano
2017-11-21 22:34         ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-11-21 22:45           ` Stefan Beller
2017-11-21 22:47             ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-11-21 23:00               ` Stefan Beller [this message]
2017-11-22  0:54           ` Junio C Hamano

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