Articles tagged 'git'

In a previous post, Using git submodules to track plugins I introduced the idea of using git submodules as part of your workflow in developing Rails applications. At the time, Rails itself wasn't using git, but that has finally happened. You can find the official Ruby on Rails source code repository at http://github.com/rails/rails. So, how to we track Rails with git submodules? Read more…

Since the core Ruby on Rails team is finally actually moving to git, and a whole slew of other projects are following in their wake, now seems like a good time to write up my experiences with using git sub-modules to track external dependencies. Back in the world of Subversion, I had been using Piston to track external dependencies. This allowed me to import third party dependencies from their subversion repository into my own application's repository, keep track of specific versions and even make my own local changes. Read more…