[rspec-users] rspec + github == !submodules

Jonathan Leighton j at jonathanleighton.com
Thu Apr 17 05:20:39 EDT 2008

Hi David,

Is there any chance you could elaborate on the problems please, so that
other projects can make an informed decision whether to use submodules
or not?


On Wed, 2008-04-16 at 22:39 -0400, David Chelimsky wrote:
> Hey all,
> We ran into some problems last night with the repos up at github. We
> initially thought it was a git-submodules bug. We learned that it was
> something else, but in the process of trying to find the source of the
> bug, we learned a few things about git-submodules and have decided
> that it creates an unfortunate set of complications and dependencies
> for a development effort like ours.
> To that end, we have simplified. No more submodules. To update, do the
> following:
> cd rspec-dev
> git pull
> rake git:update
> See http://github.com/dchelimsky/rspec-dev/wikis/contributingpatches
> for more info.
> Cheers,
> David
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Jonathan Leighton

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