Using submodules for third_party/

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Sun Dec 7 00:14:51 MST 2014

On Sat, Dec 06, 2014 at 11:57:24PM +0000, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
>   This also only affects new checkouts and fetches of changes to the
>   submodules. If the submodule reference doesn't change, there is no
>   need for updates.

I do fresh clones pretty frequently. Is there an
"alternates" mechanism for submodules that I can set
globally? I'd clone the 3rdparty repos and reference them
locally, if only for speed reasons.


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