On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 06:12:13PM +0100, Jens Lehmann wrote:
> Am 08.01.2013 15:32, schrieb W. Trevor King:
> >  The Git directory for the
> > submodule stays in .git/modules/submod-1/ (good), but the worktree in
> > .git/modules/submod-1/config still points to ../../../submod-1 (bad).
> You'll not only have to update the gitfile but also the core.worktree
> setting in the repo. Sorry I missed that when you posted your script.

My git-submodule-mv.sh script does update core.worktree.  The problem
is that `git checkout`, `git merge`, etc. do not.

> > This means that submodule moves are possible, but anyone trying to
> > share them between several repositories (or trying to rebase across
> > the move within their own repository) is in for a world of suffering
> > ;).  I'm not sure how this should be addressed, but I didn't see
> > anything handling it in Jens' new series.
> If you adjust core.worktree properly you'll just have the old
> submodule work tree lying around (just like you do after you rm'd
> it) and everything apart from that should just work.
> As I mentioned that will be fixed by recursive submodule checkout.
> I'll see if I can polish my preliminary branch so that interested
> people can play around with it if anyone is interested.

Sounds like a fix will be in here.  I'll definitely help put the
branch through its paces ;).


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