The Wrapper Project
simo at samba.org
Wed Nov 20 12:40:17 MST 2013
On Wed, 2013-11-20 at 19:41 +0100, David Disseldorp wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Nov 2013 13:25:12 -0500
> Simo <simo at samba.org> wrote:
> > > > If the projects are going to eventually live in separate repositories
> > > > (I don't object), I think we should consider using git-submodules to
> > > > maintain links to the appropriate git URLs and versions within the Samba
> > > > tree.
> > >
> > > I should clarify that this suggestion was made under the assumption that
> > > the separate repositories lived on git.samba.org and were subject to the
> > > same review / check-in constraints as are currently in place.
> > > Otherwise it doesn't make much sense IMO.
> > Why not ?
> > What is so special about this code that we can't use an external
> > project ? We do that for other code we have in our tree.
> I wasn't saying we can't use an external project, my mail was regarding
> use of git-submodules.
> Using git submodules effectively places the parent and child
> repositories in the same source tree.
> Having different review / check-in processes for separate directories
> in the same source tree is ugly IMO.
ok, sorry, I failed to understand what you meant.
For the record I am against submodules. We should either assume software
is already installed, or if we really can't just copy it into our repo
and periodically sync.
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