[Buildbot-devel] some slave-side enhancements for git

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at zmanda.com
Mon Sep 7 15:10:05 UTC 2009

On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 3:58 AM, Dustin Sallings<dustin at spy.net> wrote:
>        If nobody sees anything terribly wrong with this, I'd like to push it
> through.

High-quality, well-separated code, as usual.  I say go for it!

>        Also, I'm curious as to why the use of submodules requires the user
> to configure submodule support explicitly.  Is there any reason
> buildbot shouldn't just do the right thing when it sees that the repo
> that was fetched has submodules?

This I don't know -- frankly, git's submodule support has never seemed
solid enough for me to consider using it.  But I can't see a good
reason not to "do the right thing" :)


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