Would GIT submodules be a good idea?

Jacob Carlborg doob at me.com
Tue Aug 16 23:55:36 PDT 2011

On 2011-08-17 03:36, Jesse Phillips wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Aug 2011 18:46:28 +0200, Jacob Carlborg wrote:
>> Not all top level directories need to be submodules, that was just a
>> thought. I could include everything to make it possible to build DWT in
>> one repository (the super repository) and have everything else in
>> submodules.
> Looking a little closer at the stuff, I've remembered part of DWT is a
> port of Java, and looks like part of Eclipse.

DWT is a port of SWT which is Java and part of Eclipse. To ease the 
porting some parts of Java is ported as well.

> My thought would be that those are separate porting efforts, and you'd
> have dwt (which includes the the Windows and Linux code together, ie the
> swt source) which has the Java/Eclipse ports as submodules.


> Though it seems that DWT isn't laid out the same as SWT 3.8's repo:
> http://git.eclipse.org/c/platform/eclipse.platform.swt.git/tree/

I have no idea of SWT 3.8 is laid out. DWT is quite far behind and is a 
port of SWT 3.4.

> Anyway, I hope I'm contributing to you making a decision rather than just
> adding confusion.

No no, you're helping :)

/Jacob Carlborg

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