[cctbxbb] Not wishing to raise this again but...

Nigel Moriarty nwmoriarty at lbl.gov
Thu Jun 16 09:47:23 PDT 2016


The chem_data SVN has a submodule (GeoStd) and it acts as a almost entirely
integrated tree in SVN. I did some research during the last round of "SVN
to Git move must we" and was not impressed with the support for submodules
in Git. Does anyone have experience with them?



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On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 4:52 AM, <markus.gerstel at diamond.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm don't really mind whether we do submodules or not, as long as
> bootstrap will be able to deal with older git versions that do not support
> submodules. If we got the development history of these modules, say ccp4io,
> I would be happy to convert them to git, too.
> It forms part of a larger debate if we want to merge modules such as
> ccp4io into the cctbx repository, or break them apart - for example I
> suspect eg. xfel could move into a separate repository. Again I can offer
> to merge the histories and/or separate projects. But these decisions are
> above my paygrade.
> -Markus
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctbxbb-bounces at phenix-online.org [mailto:
> cctbxbb-bounces at phenix-online.org] On Behalf Of Luc Bourhis
> Sent: 16 June 2016 12:29
> To: cctbx mailing list
> Subject: Re: [cctbxbb] Not wishing to raise this again but...
> > On 16 Jun 2016, at 13:16, Marcin Wojdyr <wojdyr at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> As for boost, SCons and ccp4io, I guess you propose to just
> >> incorporate their whole directory tree in one single commit
> >
> > I don't have an opinion here. Submodule are fine. Do you mean making
> > git repositories for these three projects and adding them as
> > submodules?
> Boost has already an official git repository but SCons does not.  So for
> SCons, the git submodule solution would indeed require creating git
> repositories. What about ccp4io? There is no official git repo, is there?
> Just to make it clear what I meant with “one single commit”: copy the
> whole SCons directory at the top of the cctbx hierarchy, then “git add
> scons” and then “git commit”.
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