[PATCH] V2 Add script to check all gitmodules

Richard Maw richard.maw at codethink.co.uk
Wed Jul 24 13:56:57 BST 2013


On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 12:34:56PM +0100, Jonathan Maw wrote:
<snip>
> An additional note I forgot to add:- I did not try to replace the gitmodules
> parsing with the output of `git config` because I would have spent more time
> than I was comfortable with on parsing the output of git config.
> 
> submodule.usbhid-dump.path usbhid-dump
> submodule.usbhid-dump.url upstream:usbhid-dump
> 
> is not something that I can trivially parse.

Couldn't you have used cat-file to list all the commit objects, and used
`git config -f .gitmodules submodule.$path.url`? Or is there some nuance
I'm missing.



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