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Comprehensive Code Flow Management

Philosophy

We are following the gitflow method where Master is stable and production ready. We did not start out this way but are migrating quickly to adopting this method with some alterations.

Maintenance flow [1].

Adding a Submodule with Git

Sometimes you have Drupal in a git repository and you want to use a single submodule from Luggage. For example, you might have a site on which you want only the People feature.

Here is how to add a submodule to your git repository.

Conceptually

In English, you are telling your git repository that contains the code for your website where the git submodule is, so that when you type

git submodule update --init

it will automatically pull in the submodule.

Moving On

First, you add the submodule by hand:

About Luggage

Luggage is a platform for creating websites, targeted at academic websites for departments and researchers.

The platform is built on Drupal and consists of features that come with configuration. For example, the People feature contains a prebuilt content type appropriate for displaying a group of people divided into subgroups of your own choosing (faculty, staff, etc.) along with a view. Here's an example.