On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 02:05:35AM -0700, Mathias Giacomuzzi wrote: > Hello, > > I would like to switch from SVN to Git but I do not know how I should > handle the lib workflow. I have a lot of firmware projects which uses the > same libraries. Each lib is its own project developed In House or external. > > Firmware A dircetory tree: > libs/freertos (version x) > libs/lib1 (version3) > libs/lib2 (version1) > source > .. > .. > > Firmware B dircetory tree: > libs/freertos (version x) > libs/lib1 (version3) > libs/lib4 (version10) > source > .. > > ... > > In SVN I implemented that workflow with svn externals in git I tried > subtree => It works but i have no control about the version i use or i do > not find out how i can handle it if it is possible. Then I tried git > submodule i works and it seems to be the right thing for me. What I am > missing on the submodule stuff is the feature to use a specif tag > for the submodule. So as an example i would like use a specific tag ... why > can I only use specific branches? > > [submodule "lib1"] > path = lib/lib1 > url = lib1.git > tag = version3 > > this is possible > > > [submodule "lib1"] > path = lib/lib1 > url = lib1.git > branch = version3 > > So why is only a branch possible? Most of the libs uses tags as there > release workflow... > > Or what is the right workflow on git with external libs?
AFAIU submodules are pinned to specific changesets, so you can simply change into the directory for the submodule and run `git checkout my-tag`. Then in the top directory you can commit this change. /M -- Magnus Therning OpenPGP: 0xAB4DFBA4 email: mag...@therning.org jabber: mag...@therning.org twitter: magthe http://therning.org/magnus Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo. -- Andy Finkel -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git for human beings" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to git-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.
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