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From: Johannes Schindelin <>
To: Derrick Stolee <>
Cc: Jakub Narebski <>,
	Shourya Shukla <>,,,,
Subject: Re: Converting scripted commands to built-ins, was Re: [GSoC] Exploring Previous year Projects
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 10:57:43 +0100 (CET)
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi again,

On Fri, 31 Jan 2020, Johannes Schindelin wrote:

> On Thu, 30 Jan 2020, Derrick Stolee wrote:
> > On 1/30/2020 6:10 AM, Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> > > Large parts of `git submodule` are already implemented in `git
> > > submodule--helper`, so that's a head start (thanks Stephan Beller!).
> > >
> > > [...]
> > >
> > > Realistically, I think that it would be possible for a GSoC student
> > > who is already very familiar with the code base and with submodules to
> > > finish the conversion of `git submodule` in one season.
> >
> > Even assuming the most generous definition of "very familiar" I'm not sure
> > this is the case. But I also don't meet the bar of "very familiar" when it
> > comes to the submodule code.
> Hmm. I guess you're right, and it actually matches my earlier assessment:

I vaguely remembered that I had described this project in a lot more
detail in a Git for Windows ticket, and I just spent a couple of minutes
to coagulate it into a more concrete proposal here:


      reply	other threads:[~2020-01-31  9:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-29 17:12 Shourya Shukla
2020-01-29 19:15 ` Jakub Narebski
2020-01-30 11:10   ` Converting scripted commands to built-ins, was " Johannes Schindelin
2020-01-30 15:14     ` Derrick Stolee
2020-01-31  9:32       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-01-31  9:57         ` Johannes Schindelin [this message]

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