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Re: [PATCH] multiple --local-dir options

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: [PATCH] multiple --local-dir options
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:31:15 +0000
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On 23/11/15 08:30, Pavel Raiskup wrote:
> Hello maintainers,
> I planned to reuse some of my local gnulib modules in multiple projects.
> Because the modules are not yet ready to be proposed against gnulib
> master, I need to keep track them "downstream".  Its painful however to
> C&P the local module contents all the time from project_A to project_B.
> The attached patch would help a lot:
>   $ cd project_A
>   $ git submodule add project_B /path/to_project_B
>   $ gnulib --local-dir project_B/gl --local-dir gl ...
> Thanks for considering,

While a nicely written and documented change,
it's quite invasive.
I have the niggling feeling that if multiple projects
need something, then it should just be pushed upstream?
What are the conditions that would warrant this? Licensing?


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