[openstack-dev] Osl and dangerous code merging

Julien Danjou julien at danjou.info
Wed Aug 21 15:03:40 UTC 2013

On Wed, Aug 21 2013, Doug Hellmann wrote:

> IIUC, git sub-modules point to a specific revision of the external
> repository, right?


> So would projects still have to explicitly update to newer versions of
> the incubator code by changing that sub-module reference?


> With the copy process we have now it is possible to update only part of the
> incubator code in a project. Is that a feature we would want to retain if
> using sub-modules?

We'd lose it indeed.

OTOH, it seems _relatively_ dangerous to me to update part of
Oslo-incubator like we do, considering the possible dependencies between

My 2c,

Julien Danjou
-- Free Software hacker - independent consultant
-- http://julien.danjou.info
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