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Re: [PATCH 2/4] submodule.c: uninitialized submodules are ignored in recursive commands




On 04/13, Stefan Beller wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 12:05 PM, Brandon Williams <bmwill@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On 04/11, Stefan Beller wrote:
> >> This was an oversight when working on the working tree modifying commands
> >> recursing into submodules.
> >>
> >> To test for uninitialized submodules, introduce another submodule, that is
> >> uninitialized in the actual tests. By adding it to the branch "add_sub1",
> >> which is the starting point of all other branches, we have wide coverage.
> >>
> 
> ...
> 
> >
> > The 'submodule add' command will make the submodule active, so you'll
> > need to add in a line to subsequently make the submodule inactive for
> > this to work, unless you do in at a later point in time.
> 
> Yes, it will make it active, but that doesn't matter here, because at this
> point (in create_lib_submodule_repo) we prepare an upstream
> in submodule_update_repo
> 
> Any later test follows the structure of
> 
>     prolog &&
>     reset_work_tree_to no_submodule &&
>     (
>         cd submodule_update &&
>         # do actual test here, in submodule_update
>     )
> 
> Note that 'prolog' performs a clone of submodule_update_repo
> to submodule_update, manually setting 'sub1' to active.
> 
> 'uninitialized_sub' is not active.
> 
> I tried to explain it via
>     To test for uninitialized submodules, introduce another submodule,
>     that is uninitialized in the actual tests.
> in the commit message, but that is too concise apparently.
> So the resend will explain that a bit more.

Thanks!  I just wanted to be sure as you're more familiar with these
tests.

-- 
Brandon Williams