Jonathan Nieder <> writes:

>  2. Submodules aware of their superproject and of the parent's branches.
>     In other words, submodules would act as thought under refs/ they
>     had a symlink
>       parent -> ../../../refs
>     So you could do
>       git checkout --recurse-submodules master
>       cd path/to/submodule
>       git checkout parent/heads/next
>     This would avoid danger from "git gc" in submodules and would
>     get rid of most of the motivation for named branches in the
>     submodule, I'd think.

Are you assuming that they share their object stores?

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