On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 09:32:14AM -0500, W. Trevor King wrote:
> Thinking about this a bit more, I'm not clear on how out-of-tree
> updates (i.e. worktree in .git/modules/*/config) propogated during
> branch checkouts (merges, rebases, etc.).

Actually, I don't understand why storing `worktree` in
.git/modules/*/config is useful at all….  This may be related to my
lack of clarity on the "why can't we have multiple working directories
checked out at the same time" issue:

On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 06:09:55PM -0400, W. Trevor King wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 10:57:57PM +0200, Jens Lehmann wrote:
> > Am 22.10.2012 14:37, schrieb W. Trevor King:
> > > but cloning a remote repository (vs. checking out a local branch)
> > > seems to be baked into the submodule implementation.  Should I be
> > > thinking about generalizing git-submodule.sh, or am I looking under
> > > the wrong rock?  My ideal syntax would be something like
> > > 
> > >   $ git submodule add -b c --local dir-for-c/
> > 
> > But then we'd have to be able to have two (or more) work trees using
> > the same git directory, which current submodule code can't.
> And that's the problem I'm trying to solve ;).

Can someone with a better feeling for why this won't work.  Is is just
that there's only one `.git/HEAD`?


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