Duy Nguyen <pclo...@gmail.com> writes: > Should someone add these links to the source code (maybe as a comment > in submodule.c, or above the definition of S_IFGITLINK in cache.h)?
They were given in response to a request for reading material to learn background. Most of the straw-man outlines raised in these old discussoin threads are very different from what we ended up doing, and their value is mostly to learn what kind of use cases should one consider if one were designing subproject support from scratch, what possible approaches were considered and what were found already lacking in them before we even had a working prototype (in other words, to learn where one should _not_ go). Link themselves are not very useful and definitely not appropriate as a comment next to S_IFGITLINK, as S_IFGITLINK is not the only thing that implements the subproject support, and not all the ideals dreamed in these threads are realized with the implementation (yet). > A brief summary or outcome from these links in the comment would > be nice. A summary of what to consider in Documentation/technical/ somewhere may be a very welcome addition. Thanks for volunteering ;-). -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html