Matthieu Moy <> writes:

> Jens Lehmann <> writes:
>> Fine by me, what would you propose to clarify that? (Though I have the
>> suspicion that the explanation will be three years late ;-)
> I have no idea, as I do not understand the reason myself yet. I'm not a
> frequent user of submodules and not a user of the ignore option at all,
> so I can't tell what's best. I'd just like the new behavior to be
> justified somewhere.

I also think that the documentation in Documentation/config.txt could be
updated. Perhaps adding something like

        To view the summary for submodules ignored by 'git status', one
        can use 'git submodules summary' which shows a similar output
        but does not honor this option.

Matthieu Moy
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