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From: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, "git@vger.kernel.org" <git@vger.kernel.org>, Jonathan Tan <jonathantanmy@google.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] RFC: Introduce '.gitorderfile'
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:30:59 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGZ79kbgypimtWE32SnDrG-QWT6gF3WGxR5mi785F_rwvRPOuA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170713155923.a2nissoyczvewoh3@sigill.intra.peff.net>

On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 8:59 AM, Jeff King <peff@peff.net> wrote:
>> This triggers two reactions for me:
>>
>> (a) We should totally do that.
>
>> (b) It's a rabbit hole to go down.
>
> And yes, I had both of those reactions, too. We've had the
> "project-level .gitconfig" discussion many times over the years. And it
> generally comes back to "you can ship a snippet of config and then give
> people a script which adds it to their repo".

I see this "project-level .gitconfig" via the .gitmodules file.
See GITMODULES(5), anything except submodule.<name>.path is
just project-level .gitconfig, so in that sense we already threw out the
baby with the bathwater. I think we want to be extra careful to not add
more possible options into the .gitmodules file, now that we established
a strong stance on not shipping a project-level .gitconfig.

Thanks,
Stefan

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Thread overview: 16+ messages in thread (expand / mbox.gz / Atom feed / [top])
2017-07-11 23:38 Stefan Beller
2017-07-12 20:44 ` Junio C Hamano
2017-07-12 20:57   ` Jeff King
2017-07-12 21:08     ` Stefan Beller
2017-07-13 15:59       ` Jeff King
2017-07-13 17:30         ` Stefan Beller [this message]
2017-07-13 17:32           ` Brandon Williams
2017-07-13 19:12           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-07-13 19:20             ` Stefan Beller
2017-07-13 20:47               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-07-12 23:54     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-07-13 16:00       ` Jeff King
2017-07-12 20:58   ` Stefan Beller
2017-07-12 21:37     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-07-12 21:55       ` Stefan Beller
2017-07-12 21:03   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason

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