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Re: [GSoC] Discussion of "Submodule related work" project




On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 1:43 PM, Valery Tolstov <me@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have a thought. At the moment when submodule command is already translated
> to C, possibly we want to rename submodule--helper.c, and maybe hide
> some of it's functions from subcommands list. Is there any examples of
> similar situation that already happened before?

I would keep the submodule--helper around as it is
and maybe even promote it to be a "plumbing" command.
Currently it is just an undocumented, internal command.

Once all commands in git-submodule.sh are translated to C
(when they all look similar to "git submodule init", which
is just a relay in the shell script), then we can make a full grown
builtin/submodule.c that calls the functions of the submodule--helper
directly in C.

Stefan