[aur-general] AUR repos and git subtrees

Eli Schwartz eschwartz93 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 01:28:05 UTC 2015

On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 8:00 PM, Joost Bremmer <toost.b at gmail.com> wrote:

> I know it makes no sense why it should, but maybe your commit
> 84953afaf0255b746b3f591cf869d530f31b3a09
> made it confused?
> Whenever something goes wrong for me with git I always try out a fresh
> clone to mess around with so you might want to see if that works as well. I
> unfortunately did notice that clones don't retain their subtree
> infrastructure though, so that's kind of disappointing (I had to merge your
> commit manually).
> Thanks for fanficfare though, didn't know that existed.
> Sincerely,
> Joost Bremmer
> "We apologize for the inconvenience"

Nope, a clean clone from an earlier history does exactly the same thing. As
for my subtrees -- I don't rejoin them. Maybe if I had, I would either know
something weird was going on, or I wouldn't end up with new sha1

Glad you enjoy fanficfare though. :) I pathologically haunt the
Mobileread.com forums, so I know a little *too* much about these things.
(Do note there is a calibre plugin as well, which offers enhanced

-- Eli Schwartz

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