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Re: submodules again

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: submodules again
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 13:46:37 -0600
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On 03/21/2012 01:44 PM, Jim Meyering wrote:
> git-submodule's --reference option looks like it does what you want.
> However, balancing the repo duplication cost against the risk of error
> described in git-clone's --reference and --shared descriptions, so far,
> I have preferred to use more disk space.

If you set GNULIB_SRCDIR in the environment, or use the --gnulib-srcdir
option, that uses git-submodule --reference in cloning the submodule to
save the disk space to begin with.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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