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Subject: Re: [boost] Git: maintaining super-project
From: Philippe Vaucher (philippe.vaucher_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-07 17:33:46

> Git submodules make it very explicit what was intended to link to what.
> If you want to change the linkage you have to do it _explicitly_ by
> committing an updated submodule link. That way noone is left confused
> about what the commit author really intended.
> Yes, this confused me horribly when I started using git too. Now I
> can't imagine why I ever wanted it otherwise.

I think it's worth mentionning that git can track the tip of a branch now:

Not sure it changes anything reguarding the problem we are trying to solve


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