git submodules in ~ (was: Introductory git article?)
unnamedrambler at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 23:52:50 CET 2008
2008/2/20 martin f krafft <madduck at madduck.net>:
> The way submodules work is that the parent has a reference to
> a specific revision of a submodule. So if you have two machines and
> each have a submodule in ~/foo at commit A and you add some commits
> to the first ~/foo submodule and push them, you cannot just tell
> your ~ on the other machine to update; instead, you have to pull
> ~/foo and then commit ~ to tell it about the updated submodule.
> I personally prefer the mr tool to submodules for this task.
Do you use the mr tool instead of git submodules? Or do you use mr to
manage your git submodules? I am trying to figure out the best way to
setup nested git repos and manage them. That is ~/src is one ~/docs is
one ~/docs/foo is another, etc.
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