FYI - LLVM migration to Git and GitHub has started

Ed Maste emaste at freebsd.org
Fri Nov 15 00:41:52 UTC 2019


On Thu, 14 Nov 2019 at 19:20, Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
>
> In looking into submodules, I couldn't figure out how to layer changes on
> top of the submodule in any way that was approaching sane... If we used the
> code verbatim, as is in the upstream repo, it might be OK, but it looks
> like it's intended to solve different problems than our 'vendor branch'
> issue.

Yes, I'm quite convinced we don't want submodules. Even if we're not
modifying the code dealing with submodule updates is just a constant
annoyance.

I believe `git subtree` can form a workable replacement for the way we
approach vendor branches.


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