Talk:Development/Submodules

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I found the section Working in Submodules a bit confusing. The English is a bit strange, but it looks as if it is asking me to edit an unnamed file to change ( or insert) a line with pushurl. But surely this is what the git config command does? As least that's what happens in my configuration. And it's usually better to use standard commands rather than editing config files, even if the result is the same.

On the English, I think that several "you"s should be "your". Also a few more odd usages, probably happening during translation. If you like, I'll try editing it, but someone who knows what they're talking about will need to check that I haven't changed the meaning inadvertantly. Ptoye (talk) 2016-05-01T10:32:36 (UTC)

Start fixing the wording, Ptoye!
There are enough developers who will recognize if you write something wrong and will either fix your "interpretation" or simply revert the edit (unlikely).
Regards,
Dennis Roczek (talk) 2016-05-01T14:35:20 (UTC)
When I've sorted the issues with the help files.Ptoye (talk) 2016-05-01T17:01:51 (UTC)
I'm still trying to parse the first sentence! Does "only" qualify "core" or "the submodules"? English is a terrible language for specifications!Ptoye (talk) 2016-05-03T14:57:46 (UTC)
I've made some edits, but there are two paragraphs that I cannot understand, basically because I don't know enough about git and/or gerrit. These are the first para (as I said above), and the clause "but if someone pushed something directly of via a gerrit patch review 'submission' then you run in the usually deny non-fastforward push." Am I being stupid?--Ptoye (talk) 2016-05-21T11:47:14 (UTC)