Ramkumar Ramachandra wrote:
> In my opinion,
> .gitmodules is a wart that needs to be done away with: it should _not_
> be on the filesystem, just like a commit object isn't on the
What do you think of .gitignore and .gitattributes? Should they be
somewhere other than the filesystem as well?
> What I still fail to understand is why you keep mentioning
> work-in-progress. You've had five years in which you haven't been
> able to do things that I did in two days.
I don't think Jens had any obligation to work on submodules and
nothing else for the last five years. ;-)
If you end up convincing others that your tools are worth working
on and those tools pleasantly take care of the same workflows that
submodules do, then I imagine people will be happy to migrate.
Speaking only for myself, I actually prefer the submodule UI, despite
not being thrilled with the
single-.gitmodules-file-at-the-root-of-the-worktree feature. So I
will not be working on your proposed redesign, unless it evolves
enough to be as pleasant a UI as (the long proposed UI of) submodules.
Hope that helps,
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