[aur-general] TU Application: Dan Printzell

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Mon Jul 31 18:16:33 UTC 2017

On 07/31/2017 02:09 PM, Christian Rebischke wrote:
>> Do I really need to do this? Won't the 'git submodule update' command choose the
>> correct commit?
> May somebody else correct me, but I don't think so. `git submodule
> update` will just update to the HEAD of the sub repository. And we want
> stable builds. Therefore it's important to pin the software at a
> specific commit and it's dependencies, too.

You're both right and wrong. "$srcdir/$submodulename" will be at
origin/master, but `git submodule update` in the primary repo will
completely ignore that clone altogether and just cares about the git
objects which it uses in yet another clone.

Eli Schwartz

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