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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: Stefan Beller <>
Cc: Jonathan Nieder <>,
	"git\" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] recursive submodules: detach HEAD from new state
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:57:11 -0700
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Stefan Beller <> writes:

>>  Are you saying
>> the current behavior of updating whatever branch HEAD is on (which,
>> don't get me wrong, is a wrong behavior that needs fixing) bypassed
>> the reflog?
> No, I am not saying that.
> I am saying that updating an unrelated branch (which is dragged into
> the affair just because HEAD points at it) is very subtle thing, as any
> commits on that branch can be considered safe (it is on a branch, right?)
> but the detached HEAD is the default unsafe mode we currently have.

Then it is not a data loss as you claimed in the proposed log
message, but is something else, no?

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Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-07-24 17:36 Stefan Beller
2017-07-24 18:03 ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-07-24 19:07   ` Stefan Beller
2017-07-24 20:57     ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2017-07-24 21:33   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-07-24 22:23     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-07-25 22:27       ` Stefan Beller
2017-07-26 19:36         ` Junio C Hamano
2017-11-21 22:34         ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-11-21 22:45           ` Stefan Beller
2017-11-21 22:47             ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-11-21 23:00               ` Stefan Beller
2017-11-22  0:54           ` Junio C Hamano

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