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[PATCH 3/8] Doc/gitsubmodules: specify how submodules help in reduced size




Signed-off-by: Kaartic Sivaraam <kaartic.sivaraam@xxxxxxxxx>
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 Documentation/gitsubmodules.txt | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/gitsubmodules.txt b/Documentation/gitsubmodules.txt
index cb795c6b6..3f73983d5 100644
--- a/Documentation/gitsubmodules.txt
+++ b/Documentation/gitsubmodules.txt
@@ -63,6 +63,9 @@ Submodules can be used for at least two different use cases:
     * Transfer size:
       In its current form Git requires the whole working tree present. It
       does not allow partial trees to be transferred in fetch or clone.
+      If you have your project as multiple repositories tied together as
+      submodules in a superproject, you can avoid fetching the working
+      trees of the repositories you are not interested in.
     * Access control:
       By restricting user access to submodules, this can be used to implement
       read/write policies for different users.
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