2014/1/7 Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com>:
> Francesco Pretto <cez...@gmail.com> 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 "git-submodule.sh" 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?"
Like you said, "it already refers to checkout and handles it
correctly". I think the use of the simple present tense here is
correct: it's a fact. Feel free to advice another wording if you
>> Reflecting commit 'ac1fbb' to support
>> this syntax and also validate property values during 'update' command,
>> issuing an error if the value found is unknown.
> Sorry, but -ECANNOTPARSE.
Not sure what's wrong here, can you explain why it's failing? I'm
using git-format-patch/git-send-email with default settings. Also, if
you can edit and keep the sign-off (I'm not familiar with the
mailing-list maintainer workflow, sorry), feel free to do it.
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