Re: Notes on Using Git with Subprojects

From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
Date: 2006-09-28 09:14:33
Hi,

On Wed, 27 Sep 2006, A Large Angry SCM wrote:

> Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On Wed, 27 Sep 2006, Martin Waitz wrote:
> > 
> > > On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 03:33:49PM -0700, A Large Angry SCM wrote:
> > > > So, for each subproject of a parent project, you want to record branch,
> > > > version (commit ID), and directory location. Not quite as easy to do in
> > > > a makefile but do-able.
> > > I've been playing with this kind of subprojects a little bit.
> > > 
> > > My current approach is like this:
> > > 
> > >  * create a .gitmodules file which lists all the directories
> > >    which contain a submodule.
> > >  * the .git/refs/heads directory of the submodule gets stored in
> > >    .gitmodule/<modulename> inside the parent project
> > 
> > Taking this a step further, you could make subproject/.git/refs/heads a
> > symbolic link to .git/refs/heads/subproject, with the benefit that fsck Just
> > Works.
> 
> Wouldn't an fsck in the parent complain about missing objects?

... not if my original idea (which I might have forgotten to mention ;-) 
was implemented: symlinking subproject/.git/objects to .git/objects.

Ciao,
Dscho

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