On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 7:58 AM, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen
> On Thursday, March 27, 2014 8:04:00 PM UTC+1, Magnus Therning wrote:
>> I've just started taking a closer look at vcsh for keeping my
>> dot-files in git. Currently I'm keeping them all in a single git
>> repo, which I check out straight into my $HOME (i.e. I have a
>> $HOME/.git). I think I like the approach of vcsh better, but there is
>> one little detail that I can't seem to work out: how can I control
>> where submodules are recorded?
> I actually asked the vcsh devs about this yesterday:
>> 12:04 <tfnico> RichiH: do you manage any .vim/ plugins as submodules? or
>> with mr?
>> 12:05 <tfnico> (anyone else feel free to chime in with their setups)
>> 12:08 <RichiH> tfnico: no
>> 12:08 <RichiH> tfnico: there were issues with submodules in the past and i
>> never use them myself
>> 12:08 <RichiH> tfnico: but i now know the two core guys of submodules
>> 12:09 <RichiH> so if you have a test case that breaks, i can poke them
> So looks like it's currently not supported. I'll point them at this thread,
> but the best thing to do now is to report an issue with the test case on
> https://github.com/RichiH/vcsh/issues I guess.
Ah, nice to see I'm not alone in looking at this. I was actually
leaning towards reporting it against git(-submodule) itself; it
strikes me as odd that there is no GIT_SUBMODULE environment variable
I can set to control where stuff is recorded. It strikes me as a more
obvious use case than the funky, but oh so useful, detachment that
GIT_DIR and GIT_WORK_TREE allows :)
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