Am 28.10.2012 01:02, schrieb Jens Lehmann:
> Am 26.10.2012 22:43, schrieb Francis Moreau:
>> On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 10:05 PM, Jens Lehmann <> wrote:
>> [...]
>>> That is weird, "git diff --submodule" should show that too. Is there
>>> anything unusual about your setup? (The only explanation I can come
>>> up with after checking the code is that your submodule has neither a
>>> .git directory nor a gitfile or the objects directory in there doesn't
>>> contain these commits)
>> Oh now you're asking, I think the submodule has been added by using
>> the --reference option of git-submodule-add.
>>   $ cd configs
>>   $ cat .git
>>   gitdir: ../.git/modules/configs
> Thanks, I suspect the --reference option makes the difference here,
> I'll check that as soon as I find some time.

Since 1.7.11 and git does handle submodules with alternates
(which is what --reference uses) correctly. What version are you
seeing this problem with?
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