[racket-dev] A story of a package split

From: Tony Garnock-Jones (tonyg at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Aug 13 17:10:15 EDT 2013

On 08/13/2013 05:05 PM, Nick Shelley wrote:
> I was mainly asking about the intermediate form because it seems like it
> could be useful, but I didn't understand how it would work.

One major difference I've just spotted is that git submodules are tied 
to particular commit IDs, leading to detached-HEAD checkouts, where a 
looser approach can check out subrepos on real branches.


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