[www.kde.org] [Bug 441953] invent.kde.org

Ben Cooksley bugzilla_noreply at kde.org
Fri Sep 3 21:00:25 BST 2021


Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
                 CC|                            |bcooksley at kde.org
         Resolution|---                         |INTENTIONAL
             Status|REPORTED                    |RESOLVED

--- Comment #1 from Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org> ---
This is intentional behaviour on the part of the Git hooks that operate on

.gitmodules files have resulted in developers breaking repositories in the past
when they ended up committing the .git/ folder of the checked out submodule.

That required Sysadmin intervention to correct - with several carefully done
force pushes from a mirror clone of the repository (a regular clone would fail
terribly due to Git being confused)

Should you need to use .gitmodules please file a Sysadmin ticket, including the
path to the repository you are looking to use it in as well as the
justification for using .gitmodules and why other options are not possible.

Permission to use .gitmodules is not granted on a per account level - it is per

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