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Re: [RFC 00/10] Make .the gitmodules file path configurable

On Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:20:37 +0200
Antonio Ospite <ao2@xxxxxx> wrote:

> Antonio Ospite (10):
>   submodule: add 'core.submodulesFile' to override the '.gitmodules'
>     path
>   submodule: fix getting custom gitmodule file in fetch command
>   submodule: use the 'submodules_file' variable in output messages
>   submodule: document 'core.submodulesFile' and fix references to
>     '.gitmodules'
>   submodule: adjust references to '.gitmodules' in comments
>   completion: add 'core.submodulesfile' to the git-completion.bash file
>   XXX: wrap-for-bin.sh: set 'core.submodulesFile' for each git
>     invocation
>   XXX: submodule: fix t1300-repo-config.sh to take into account the new
>     config
>   XXX: submodule: pass custom gitmodules file to 'test-tool
>     submodule-config'
>   XXX: add a hacky script to test the changes with a patched test suite

I am re-sending the last four highly experimental patches changing the
"XXX" into "FIXME" in the subject lines because vger.kernel.org refused
the original ones with the following message:

  The capital Triple-X in subject is way too often associated with junk
  email, please rephrase.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

Antonio Ospite

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
   See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?