Re: Notes on Using Git with Subprojects

From: Johannes Schindelin <>
Date: 2006-09-27 23:13:38

On Wed, 27 Sep 2006, Martin Waitz wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 02:01:11PM +0200, Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> > AFAICT this is not the idea of subprojects-in-git. If you have to track 
> > the subprojects in the root project manually anyway, you don't need _any_ 
> > additional tool (you _can_ track files in a subdirectory containing a .git 
> > subdirectory).
> But then you loose the fine grained commits of your subprojects. You 
> only store the tree of the subproject when committing to the parent, not 
> the entire history.

The more I get told about subprojects (I don't have a use for them 
myself), the more I think you are right: subprojects should not be 
integrated deeply into git.


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Received on Wed Sep 27 23:14:22 2006

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