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From: Bagas Sanjaya <bagasdotme@gmail.com>
To: Chinmoy Chakraborty <chinmoy12c@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [GSoC] Draft Proposal (Convert submodule to builtin)
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2021 12:32:50 +0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <f5b9ea24-e2f7-6c54-b4ff-86cef27527f7@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <195bf718-6226-43c9-8c58-167388d3d99b@gmail.com>

On 01/04/21 18.40, Chinmoy Chakraborty wrote:
> Greetings mentors,
> 
> This is my draft proposal for the GSoC project, Convert submodule to builtin.
> 
> It would be really helpful if you could review the draft and present your
> 
> views on it :).
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Chinmoy Chakraborty.
> 
> 
> Link: https://github.com/chinmoy12c/GSoC/blob/master/GSoC_Git_proposal.pdf
> 
Looking from your proposal, you seems like you're using Kali Linux as
daily driver. Why do you do that? AFAIK Kali is for penetration testing
purposes. I assumed that you know what you're doing if you use this
distro as your general-purpose distro. And why not using Ubuntu/Mint/Debian/
Arch? Please see [1].

[1]: https://www.kali.org/docs/introduction/should-i-use-kali-linux/

But anyway, because we're at Git ML, let me review your proposal:

> The following helper functions would be required to be implemented● A function to guess the directory name from the repository string.
> ● A function for normalizing path, that is, removing multiple //;
> leading ./; /./; /../; trailing / .
> ● A function to check for tracked directories properly as pointed out
> by Kaartic Sivaraam on the thread:
> https://lore.kernel.org/git/ce151a1408291bb0991ce89459e36ee1
> 3ccdfa52.camel@gmail.com/.
> ● A function to check if the path exists and is already a git repo,
> else clone it.
> ● A function to set the submodule config properly.
> After implementation of all these helper methods, the main
> `module_add()` function would be implemented using the helper
> functions listed above as well as those helper functions which are
> predefined.

I know these helper functions will be required for porting `git-submodule.sh`
and used by `module_add()`, but do you have any justification for these?

Anyway, I copy-pasted the quotation above from your proposal in PDF format.
but when I pasted it into text-only mail, it looks rather ugly.
So next time when sending GSoC proposal for Git, I would like to see
proposals in Markdown format (as well as PDF) for the reason above.

Thanks.

-- 
An old man doll... just what I always wanted! - Clara

  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-02  5:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-01 11:40 Chinmoy Chakraborty
2021-04-02  5:32 ` Bagas Sanjaya [this message]
2021-04-02  6:31   ` Christian Couder
2021-04-02  7:05     ` Chinmoy Chakraborty
2021-04-03 14:14     ` Chinmoy Chakraborty
2021-04-05 14:44       ` Christian Couder
2021-04-06 19:53         ` Chinmoy Chakraborty
2021-04-08  9:11         ` Chinmoy Chakraborty
2021-04-10 12:03           ` Christian Couder
2021-04-02  7:04   ` Chinmoy Chakraborty

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