Anyone have any experience using subtree?


On Monday, February 25, 2013 8:21:50 PM UTC-8, Ben McCann wrote:
> I'm fairly new to git and am trying to determine if git subtree would be 
> helpful for managing our company's codebase, which has several repos some 
> of which depend on each other. All the examples I've seen make sense to me 
> as a one-time operation to merge separate repos into one monolithic one or 
> to split one monolithic repo into separate repos. I'm having a harder time 
> understanding how this fits into a larger picture and what the workflow for 
> working with subtree would be.
> If I have a bunch of repos on GitHub and some depend on each other, how 
> would I set them up to work with subtree? Would GitHub continue to host 
> them as is, host a merged monolithic repo, or host both a monolithic repo 
> and the splitted out repo? The exact answer probably varies, but I imagine 
> there's basic workflow that would satisfy 80% of users.  If I have GitHub 
> host both monolithic and splitted out repos, it seems unclear as to how I 
> keep those repos in sync and make sure all the developers in our company 
> push their changes to both repos.
> Thanks,
> Ben

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