[racket-dev] A story of a package split

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at cs.indiana.edu)
Date: Tue Aug 13 17:12:29 EDT 2013

On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 5:10 PM, Tony Garnock-Jones <tonyg at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> 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.

Apparently this limitation has been lifted in the most recent git release.


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