Re: BUG: submodule code prints '(null)'
- Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:35:59 -0700
- From: Stefan Beller <sbeller@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: BUG: submodule code prints '(null)'
On Sat, Jun 9, 2018 at 4:04 AM Duy Nguyen <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 05, 2018 at 05:31:41PM +0200, Duy Nguyen wrote:
> > I do not know how to reproduce this (and didn't bother to look deeply
> > into it after I found it was not a trivial fix) but one of my "git
> > fetch" showed
> > warning: Submodule in commit be2db96a6c506464525f588da59cade0cedddb5e
> > at path: '(null)' collides with a submodule named the same. Skipping
> > it.
> The problem is default_name_or_path() can return NULL when a submodule
> is not populated. The fix could simply be printing path instead of
> name (because we are talking about path in the commit message), like
> But I don't really understand c68f837576 (implement fetching of moved
> submodules - 2017-10-16), the commit that made this change, and not
> sure if we should be reporting name here or path. Heiko?
That change is quite interesting as I did not understand it at first
sight as well.
and the follow ups, specifically
that tries to clean up the code, but was ultimately dropped.