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Re: [PATCH 3/2] ls-files: only recurse on active submodules




On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 12:05 PM, Stefan Beller <sbeller@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 11:57 AM, Brandon Williams <bmwill@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Add in a check to see if a submodule is active before attempting to
>> recurse.  This prevents 'ls-files' from trying to operate on a submodule
>> which may not exist in the working directory.
>
> What would currently happen on recursing into non-active submodules?
> Can we have a test for this?
>
> Thanks,
> Stefan

We should be able to test for this. Is it possible that we can recurse
into a submodule as long as we have the clone in .git/modules/<name>
even if we don't have it checked out currently?

Thanks,
Jake