On Saturday, October 12, 2013 11:21:47 AM UTC+2, Tom Alon wrote:

> I use one repo with develop and release branches for a Yeoman project.
> Simplified, my directory tree looks like this:
> root git directory
> ├── app 
> └── dist (the build folder)
> With Grunt.js I build my app straight into dist. 
> I would like to use git subtree push --prefix dist origin release to 
> conveniently update release with a new build - as detailed in the Yeoman 
> documentation <http://yeoman.io/deployment.html>.
> Do I need to track, commit and push the dist directory in the developbranch 
> at all times to use this method?
Well, you have to commit it in order to do the subtree push, so it's 
already being tracked. 

> I would like to know as well - since on my own, I could not make the above 
> work conveniently - would a submodule tracking the release branch be a 
> better solution?
It's hard to say what would be "better", as it's a subjective thing. 
Perhaps you would be better off discussing this with Yeoman users? They 
have an IRC channel #yeoman on FreeNode.

Personally I find it somewhat of an anti-pattern to check in built 
artifacts, but for small projects it doesn't matter in the short run. 
Putting the dist stuff in a submodule would probably be better long term, 
but it adds complexity, and that's probably why the Yeoman guide doesn't do 

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