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From Matt Sicker <>
Subject Re: migration to git : next steps
Date Tue, 13 May 2014 13:17:59 GMT
On Tuesday, 13 May 2014, Antoine Levy Lambert <> wrote:

> Hello Matt,
> this is interesting - thanks for pointing this out since I am a newbie in
> git land.
> does one need to do some advance planning to make a module become a
> submodule of
> another repository aggregating the submodules ?
> Nope! You use it somewhat like svn:external, but you manually keep the
commit ID in sync to whatever you want. I find it useful to use a tag for
that commit. Otherwise you end up with a history like "update submodule"
over and over again.

> there would be a use case for an aggregation of the complete ant family,
> maybe for an aggregation of the antlibs too …
> If there's a master build.xml or similar that can just iterate through all
the projects and build them in order, that's a neat use case.

Matt Sicker <>

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