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Re: [Qemu-devel] Yet another git submodule rant

From: Thomas Huth
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Yet another git submodule rant
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2017 12:48:50 +0100
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On 08.11.2017 11:53, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 08, 2017 at 10:57:21AM +0100, Thomas Huth wrote:
>> That automatic git submodule stuff now broke my workflow again. I
>> usually keep the git repository on my laptop and then simply rsync the
>> sources (without .git directories) to my target machine to compile it
>> there.
> How about excluding all files listed in .gitignore from rsync?  Which I
> guess would be a good idea anyway because you don't want sync over the
> build artifacts to the target machine if you want compile there.  Might
> be as simple as "rsync --exclude-from .gitignore" (didn't test though).

That's a neat idea, thanks, I'll give it a try!

> Or syncronize using git instead of rsync.  This is what I am doing.

Tried that in the past already, but it didn't really feel right (I don't
want to check in each time before syncing my files)...


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