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Re: bootstrap: allow more than one submodule

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: bootstrap: allow more than one submodule
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 18:31:41 -0600
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On 03/14/2010 07:14 AM, Bruno Haible wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> As I understand it, 'bootstrap' currently updates all submodules when it
> wants to update only the gnulib submodule.


> What about packages that will have
> other submodules?

What's the use case for updating some, but not all, submodules?  If
there is a reason why other submodules should not also be updated to
reflect the upstream state, while giving the gnulib submodule
preferential treatment, then your patch probably makes sense.  But it
would be nice to see an example of where it helps.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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