[LLVMdev] git

David A. Greene greened at obbligato.org
Thu Jul 28 14:28:33 PDT 2011

Mark Lacey <641 at rudkx.com> writes:

> On the comments about submodules/superprojects, I will agree they are
> slightly confusing at first, but it's primarily the people setting up
> the submodules that have to overcome that confusion. For en users they
> generally only need to care about running slightly different commands
> if they want to init and sync the superproject and use it to maintain
> the appearance of atomicity across projects.

Not true.  The individual developer must make sure never to commit
within a submodule directly.  That is extraordinarily confusing.
git-subtree eliminates that restriction.


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