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From Alex Boisvert <>
Subject Re: With git, only buildfiles located at the root of the repository may be used.
Date Fri, 24 Jul 2009 18:41:21 GMT
On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Assaf Arkin <> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 11:00 AM, Daniel Spiewak <
> >wrote:
> > I'm a little confused.  Do we need to revert my "fix"?  To me, it seems a
> > little more natural that the detection would work regardless of location.
> > For one thing, just about every Buildr task functions from any project
> > directory.  For another, the SVN repo detection will work regardless of
> > sub-directory (just by virtue of how SVN works).
> You can buildr release from any directory, since it switches to the root
> directory first, then runs the task from there.  The issue is: is it a good
> idea to run the release cycle (commit, tag, etc) on a sub-tree of your
> repository?  Like Alexis said, the feature was to not allow that (you
> probably want to use git submodule or git subtree).

BTW, the tag currently applied uses the sub-project's version number (as-is)
so as it stands, it's not a good idea.


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