Francesco Pretto <> writes:

> According to "Documentation/gitmodules.txt", 'checkout' is a valid
> 'submodule.<name>.update' command.

As you can see in the surrounding text, we call the value of
submodule.*.update a "mode", not a command.

> Also "" refers to
> it and processes it correctly.

This present tense puzzles me.  If it already refers to checkout and
handles it correctly is there anything that needs to be done?  Or
did you mean "it should refer to and process it but it doesn't, so
make it so?"

> Reflecting commit 'ac1fbb' to support
> this syntax and also validate property values during 'update' command,
> issuing an error if the value found is unknown.

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