how to checkout proper submodules

Nicolas Trangez nicolas at
Thu Jun 6 09:59:36 CEST 2013


On Wed, 2013-06-05 at 15:49 +0200, Daniel Trstenjak wrote:
> Hi Nicolas,
> On Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 03:27:09PM +0200, Nicolas Trangez wrote:
> > As my experience with submodules is positive (though limimted), could
> > you elaborate on the difficulties/hassle here?
> If you would like to develop some kind of feature which involves
> changes on multiple repositories/submodules and you would like to
> do it in a branch, than you have to create a branch in each repository,
> commit separately in each repository and than merge back each repository
> into its master branch.

Right, thanks for the explanation. This might indeed be somewhat
On the other hand, the current situation (with sync-all etc) doesn't
seem very different from a workflow perspective, except for being unable
to easily run bisect :-)


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