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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
Cc: Lars Schneider <larsxschneider@gmail.com>, Brandon Williams <bmwill@google.com>, "git\@vger.kernel.org" <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Submodule regression in 2.14?
Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:50:47 -0700
Message-ID: <xmqq7ey0ddlk.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAGZ79kZdnJ+bATTxKBhsJnKaJWGqcBu3MOQ9eK7m4j3dJPNbTw@mail.gmail.com>

Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com> writes:

> On Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 7:13 PM, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> wrote:
>> Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com> writes:
>>
>>> Are you saying this might be a design mistake and
>>> the .update ought to be respected by all the other
>>> commands? For example
>>>     git reset --recurse-submodules
>>> should ignore the .update= none?
>>
>> I have been under the impression that that has been the traditional
>> desire of what .update ought to mean.  I personally do not have a
>> strong opinion---at least not yet.
>
> In this context note v2.14.0-rc1-34-g7463e2ec3
> (bw/submodule-config-cleanup~7, "unpack-trees:
> don't respect submodule.update") that is going opposite of
> your impression.

Exactly.  We are in agreement that recent developments seem to go
against the traditional desire and it is understandable Lars sees
this as a regression.  I still do not have a strong opinion either
way, if this is a regression or a progress.

> Maybe, I'll think about it. However there is no such
> equivalent for trees (and AFAICT never came up) to
> treat a specific directory other than the rest in worktree
> operations.

I am not sure if I follow.  Submodules are not trees and one of the
reasons people may want to separate things into different modules is
so that they can treat them differently.  If submodules allow you
a richer set of operations than a tree that is part of a monolithic
project, is that necessarily a bad thing?

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Thread overview: 38+ messages in thread (expand / mbox.gz / Atom feed / [top])
2017-08-16 18:35 Lars Schneider
2017-08-16 18:51 ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-16 18:53   ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-17 21:21   ` Lars Schneider
2017-08-17 21:55     ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-18  2:13       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-18  4:02         ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-18 16:50           ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2017-08-18 19:09             ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-19  6:51               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-21 16:05                 ` Heiko Voigt
2017-08-21 16:42                   ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-22 15:33                     ` Heiko Voigt
2017-08-22 18:10                       ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-25  9:10                         ` Heiko Voigt
2017-08-25 16:38                           ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-25 16:53                           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-21 16:48                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-22 15:50                     ` Heiko Voigt
2017-08-21 16:46                 ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-21 22:45                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-18 13:12       ` Lars Schneider
2017-08-18 17:16         ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-18 19:10           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-18 22:04             ` [PATCH] pull: respect submodule update configuration Stefan Beller
2017-08-18 22:05               ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-19  6:17                 ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-19  6:24               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-21 16:20                 ` Heiko Voigt
2017-08-21 16:55                   ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-21 17:20                     ` Lars Schneider
2017-08-21 17:48                       ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-21 18:21                         ` Brandon Williams
2017-08-21 22:52                           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-08-22 14:50                           ` Lars Schneider
2017-08-22 17:51                             ` Stefan Beller
2017-08-22 18:55                               ` Brandon Williams
2017-08-19 18:24           ` Submodule regression in 2.14? Lars Schneider

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