"W. Trevor King" <wk...@tremily.us> writes: > For > safety, maybe the default `init` should copy *everything* into > .git/config, after which users can remove stuff they'd like to > delegate to .gitmodules.
Copying everything into config is "be unsafe and inconvenient by default for everybody", isn't it? Folks who want safety are forced to inspect the resulting entries in their config file (which is more inconvenent if you compare with the design where nothing is copied and nothing dynamically defaults to what then-current .gitmodules happens to contain). Folks who trust those who update .gitmodules for them are forced to update their config every time upstream decides to use different settings in .gitmodules, because they have stale values in their config that mask what are in .gitmodules. I think the solution we want is to copy only minimum to the config (and that "minimum" may turn out to be "nothing"), and to default keys that are only absolutely safe to .gitmodules file. -- 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