On 13-04-15 02:00 PM, Ramkumar Ramachandra wrote:
> Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> I do not think the addition Ram is envisioning in the patch will
>> prevent you from teaching "add" to do that.  An implemention of such
>> an addition indeed would most likely use the same --separate-git-dir
>> mechanism anyway.
> Well, I'm against the change in principle because add operates on
> worktree paths, not URLs.  I don't want to change that arbitrarily.

I don't understand that statement.

If "git add" is all about specifying what lives under paths in the worktree,
what's wrong with letting "git add" go beyond specifying just files?

Syntax aside for the moment, I think a command like
        git add git-repo-reference foo
is perfectly natural:  It specifies what is inside worktree path foo.


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