On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 09:15:32PM +0200, Jens Lehmann wrote:
> I still fail to see what adding that functionality to the submodule
> command buys us (unless we also add code which really uses the branch
> setting). What's wrong with doing a simple:
>    git config -f .gitmodules submodule.<path>.branch <record_branch>
> on the command line when you want to use the branch setting for your
> own purposes? You could easily wrap that into a helper script, no?

Sure.  But why maintain my own helper script if I can edit
git-submodules.sh?  It seems like a number of people are using this
config option, and they generally store the same name in it that they
use to create the submodule.  This way I can save them time too.

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