[swift-build-dev] [Proposal] Lock file for Swift Package Manager

Ankit Agarwal ankit at ankit.im
Thu Jan 7 13:34:24 CST 2016

I think git submodules can be added as an additional feature rather than
depending on it completely for locking because it is a bit problematic to
use with a team and has many issues


On Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 1:10 AM, Max Howell <max.howell at apple.com> wrote:

> Another option that has occurred to me after talking with Tim Kientzle is
> to use *git submodules*
> submodules lock other clones to a specific revision. Our Packages/
> directory is already a directory of clones.
> I have not given it a lot of thought yet, but there is possibly power in
> reusing this existing part of git.
> Mailed here for input.

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