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Re: [PATCH] RFC: Introduce '.gitorderfile'

On 07/13, Stefan Beller wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 8:59 AM, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> This triggers two reactions for me:
> >>
> >> (a) We should totally do that.
> >
> >> (b) It's a rabbit hole to go down.
> >
> > And yes, I had both of those reactions, too. We've had the
> > "project-level .gitconfig" discussion many times over the years. And it
> > generally comes back to "you can ship a snippet of config and then give
> > people a script which adds it to their repo".
> I see this "project-level .gitconfig" via the .gitmodules file.
> See GITMODULES(5), anything except submodule.<name>.path is
> just project-level .gitconfig, so in that sense we already threw out the
> baby with the bathwater. I think we want to be extra careful to not add
> more possible options into the .gitmodules file, now that we established
> a strong stance on not shipping a project-level .gitconfig.

I'm trying to work on cleaning up the submodule-config a bit and as a
result I should be able to make it more difficult to ship more
project-level configurations in .gitmodules

Brandon Williams