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From: Prathamesh Chavan <>
To: git <>
Cc: Stefan Beller <>, Christian Couder <>
Subject: [GSoC] Update: Week 5
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 03:11:06 +0530
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Git submodule subcommands are currently implemented by using shell script
''. There are several reasons why we'll prefer not to
use the shell script. My project intends to convert the subcommands into
C code, thus making them builtins. This will increase Git's portability
and hence the efficiency of working with the git-submodule commands.
Link to the complete proposal: [1]

Stefan Beller <>
Christian Couder <>


Following are the updates about my ongoing project:

1. sync and status: The patches were discussed with the mentors
   and after that, are being posted with this patch.

2. deinit: The patch is finally debugged, and is ready to be
   discussed. It is also attached with this update.

3. summary: While porting the subcommand, I underwent certain
   issues. After getting them clarified from my mentors, I
   have resumed working on it. I'm aware of the time I have
   taken for porting this subcommand is more than the previous
   ones. Hence will try my best to finish this in this week.

4. foreach: As stated in the previous update, the subcommand was
   ported without resolving the bug, and simply translating the
   present code, and adding a NEEDSWORK tag to the comment for
   mentioning the reported bug as well.
   But as communicating between child_process is still an issue
   and so there was no simple was to current carry out the
   porting. And hence, a hack was used instead. But after
   discussing it, instead using the repository-object patch
   series will help to resolve these issues in this situation.

PLAN FOR WEEK-6 (20 June 2017 to 26 June 2017):

1. summary: Mostly I'll be working on this and post the patch
   for discussion as soon as possible.

2. foreach: As it was decided that unblock the conversion of
   this submodule subcommand, the original cmd_foreach was
   ported without including the BUG-FIX patch here.
   Hence, for this week I will try to utilize the
   'repository-object' series by Brandon Williams.

3. deinit: I will be working on improvising this patch as it was
   recently debugged and posted for discussion.


Prathamesh Chavan

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Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-05-30  5:37 [GSOC Update] Week 2 Pranit Bauva
2016-06-06  6:53 ` [GSOC Update] Week 5 Pranit Bauva
2017-06-19 21:41 Prathamesh Chavan [this message]
2017-06-19 21:50 ` [GSoC][PATCH 1/6] dir: create function count_slashes Prathamesh Chavan
2017-06-19 21:50   ` [GSoC][PATCH 2/6] submodule--helper: introduce get_submodule_displaypath and for_each_submodule_list Prathamesh Chavan
2017-06-20 18:22     ` Brandon Williams
2017-06-22  7:01     ` Christian Couder
2017-06-19 21:50   ` [GSoC][PATCH 3/6] submodule: port set_name_rev from shell to C Prathamesh Chavan
2017-06-19 21:50   ` [GSoC][PATCH 4/6] submodule: port submodule subcommand status Prathamesh Chavan
2017-06-20 18:44     ` Brandon Williams
2017-06-19 21:50   ` [GSoC][PATCH 5/6] submodule: port submodule subcommand sync from shell to C Prathamesh Chavan
2017-06-20 17:35     ` Stefan Beller
2017-06-22  6:50     ` Christian Couder
2017-06-19 21:50   ` [GSoC][PATCH 6/6] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'deinit' " Prathamesh Chavan
2017-06-20 17:20   ` [GSoC][PATCH 1/6] dir: create function count_slashes Stefan Beller
2017-06-20  0:01 ` [GSoC] Update: Week 5 Andrew Ardill
2017-06-20  0:38   ` Brandon Williams
2017-06-26 23:24   ` Prathamesh Chavan

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