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Re: [PATCH 2/2] clone: remember references for submodules even when not recursing

On 04/11, Stefan Beller wrote:
> The commit 31224cbdc7 (clone: recursive and reference option triggers
> submodule alternates, 2016-08-17) argued for any further `submodule update`
> to respect the initial setup. This is not the case if you only pass
> '--reference[-if-able]' to the initial clone without instructing to
> recurse into submodules.
> If there are submodules however the user is likely to later run
> a 'submodule update --init' to obtain the submodules. In this case we
> also want to have the references available.

So the idea is to keep the references around even if the user doesn't
want to recurse immediately?

Brandon Williams