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From: Avery Pennarun <apenwarr@gmail.com>
To: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, Jeff King <peff@peff.net>,
	Stephen R Guglielmo <srguglielmo@gmail.com>,
	"A . Wilcox" <AWilcox@wilcox-tech.com>,
	David Aguilar <davvid@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/4] subtree: move out of contrib
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 16:45:41 -0400
Message-ID: <CAHqTa-0xZteMjgJUZ-_Dv5KcX8sVVWHYu=OdRebVEfYfyP0QRw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180430095044.28492-1-avarab@gmail.com>

On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 5:50 AM, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
<avarab@gmail.com> wrote:
> I think at this point git-subtree is widely used enough to move out of
> contrib/, maybe others disagree, but patches are always better for
> discussion that patch-less ML posts.

I really was hoping git-subtree would be completely obsoleted by
git-submodule by now, but... it hasn't been, so... no objections on
this end.

The gerrit team (eg. Stefan Beller) has been doing some really great
stuff to make submodules more usable by helping with relative
submodule links and by auto-updating links in supermodules at the
right times.  Unfortunately doing that requires help from the server
side, which kind of messes up decentralization and so doesn't solve
the problem in the general case.

I really wish there were a good answer, but I don't know what it is.
I do know that lots of people seem to at least be happy using
git-subtree, and would be even happier if it were installed
automatically with git.

Have fun,

Avery

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Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-30  9:50 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-04-30  9:50 ` [PATCH 1/4] git-subtree: move from contrib/subtree/ Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-04-30  9:50 ` [PATCH 2/4] subtree: remove support for git version <1.7 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-04-30  9:50 ` [PATCH 3/4] subtree: fix a test failure under GETTEXT_POISON Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-04-30  9:50 ` [PATCH 4/4] i18n: translate the git-subtree command Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-04-30 12:05 ` [PATCH 0/4] subtree: move out of contrib Philip Oakley
2018-04-30 20:45 ` Avery Pennarun [this message]
2018-04-30 21:38   ` Stefan Beller
2018-04-30 21:53     ` Avery Pennarun
2018-04-30 22:18       ` Stefan Beller
2018-04-30 22:21       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-04-30 22:24         ` Avery Pennarun
2018-05-01 11:37 ` Duy Nguyen
2018-05-01 11:42 ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-05-01 12:48   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason

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