Am 03.02.2014 21:10, schrieb W. Trevor King:
> On Mon, Feb 03, 2014 at 08:52:49PM +0100, Jens Lehmann wrote:
>> Implement the functionality needed to enable work tree manipulating
>> commands to that a deleted submodule should not only affect the index
>> (leaving all the files of the submodule in the work tree) but also to
>> remove the work tree of the superproject (including any untracked
>> files).
>> That will only work properly when the submodule uses a gitfile instead of
>> a .git directory and no untracked files are present. Otherwise the removal
>> will fail with a warning (which is just what happened until now).
> I'm having trouble parsing this one.  How about:
>   Add a depopulate_submodule helper which removes the submodule
>   working directory without touching the index.  This will only work
>   properly when the submodule uses a gitfile…

Thanks, that's better.
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