On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 6:01:05 PM UTC+1, Eric Reischer wrote:
> git-archive seems interesting, but alas, I *do* want to deliver a git
> repository, because there will be times (albeit rare) where we may code up
> a quick on-site fix at the customer site, and want to be able to
> conveniently deliver that update back to our shop. git-bundle is ideally
> suited for that situation
What I would do here (I think, but it's not easy to say from outside), if
the need for a quick on-site fix arises, would be to do a quick git-init
add their source code, do the quick fixes, and then bring the fixes home in
shape of patch-files.
> , and if I'm just using git to package up the source files, I can
> accomplish the same thing just by removing the .git folder.
Perhaps, but git archive is safer, faster and easier.
> I'm thinking a series of scripts that makes the necessary shallow clones
> and packages up the resulting repositories is probably going to be my best
> solution, and just dropping the super-repo idea. It was just a convenience
> thing (there isn't any code in the top-level folder for the super-repo to
> track), so it's looking like that would be providing more work than benefit.
OK, but it does sound a wee bit complicated. Whatever floats your boat :)
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