using git submodules with vcsh

Edward Steel edward.steel at
Fri Jan 4 21:06:06 CET 2013

Hi Andre,

On Fri, Jan 04, 2013 at 08:29:34PM +0100, Andre Klärner wrote:
> first of all thanks to all creators of vcsh and the vcs-home project. It is
> really cool to manage my homedir with ease and version my systems with git.
> Anyway I wanted to use git submodules for using some foreigin parts in my
> local config. I tried it the first time for my vim-repository, and it
> worked perfectly fine. Than a month later I wanted to redo this for my
> awesome repository, but I found out that both .gitmodules files collide in
> my homedir. 
> Has anyone found a way to use submodules in multiple vcsh repositories? I
> check the git documentation, but it seems that there is no similar way like
> for the gitignore files.

Is there something you need submodules for that can't be accomplished
with mr? I imagine this use case hasn't been implemented because vcsh is
generally used with mr (though I'm speculating).


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