I just noticed that the two patches Junio added to pu have a reworded
commit message I'm perfectly happy with.
Am 28.03.2014 03:06, schrieb W. Trevor King:
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 12:15:00AM +0100, Jens Lehmann wrote:
>> Am 27.03.2014 22:06, schrieb W. Trevor King:
>>> The transition from submodule.<path>.* to submodule.<name>.* happened
>>> in 73b0898d (Teach "git submodule add" the --name option, 2012-09-30),
>>> which landed in v1.8.1-rc0 on 2012-12-03.
>> Nope, the distinction between path and name is way older (AFAIK it
>> is there from day one). That was just the point in time where you
>> could choose a different name without editing .gitmodules. And the
>> fact that the name is initialized with the path confused a lot of
> Before 73b0898d, cmd_add used:
> git config -f .gitmodules submodule."$sm_path".path "$sm_path"
> and similar, so I used submodule.<path>.branch in my initial
> documentation of this patch (v5 of that series) . By the final v8
> (which rebased onto the then-current master with 73b0898d), the
> surrounding calls were :
> git config -f .gitmodules submodule."$sm_name".path "$sm_path"
> but I missed the update to <name> in my rebasing. I suppose I could
> have used <name> instead of <path> in my initial v5 patch, but I was
> one of the folks confused by the old name == path behavior ;).
>>> This patch is against master, because 23d25e48 hasn't landed in maint
>>> yet. If you want, I can split this into two patches, one against
>>> maint fixing the b9289227 typo and another against master fixing the
>>> 23d25e48 typo.
>> This fixes the only two usages of 'submodule.<path>.*' in the
>> Documentation I can see in current master.
> Right. However, this patch won't apply to the maint branch (where
> 23d25e48 hasn't landed). I'm just saying that we may want to split
> this patch in half and push the fix for b9289227 in a maintenance
> release. On the other hand, we've survived since 2012 with the
> current docs, so *not* splitting this patch apart works for me too.
> : http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git/210763
> : http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git/211832
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