[announce] colgit: manage git repository collections

martin f krafft madduck at madduck.net
Thu Sep 6 15:15:25 CEST 2007

also sprach martin f krafft <madduck at madduck.net> [2007.09.06.1211 +0200]:
> With SVN, I'd have a repository for each machine, which existed only
> of svn:externals references pulling in other repos and thus
> assembling my home directory. git-submodule isn't quite designed for
> this sort of stuff, and thus I came up with colgit.

You might want to read over this short discussion between Peter and
I on why git-submodules aren't up for the task:



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