I have a repository with few branches and submodules. Submodules have branches of their own. On each branch of the main repository I use a particular branch of the corresponding submodule. The SourceTree correctly tracks subbodule commits from the active branch.
However, the active submodule branch which corresponds to a given main repository branch is not always being handled by the SourceTree. When I switch main repository branches and then open submodules, SourceTree doesn't know which active branch that submodule is on even though it correctly displays the active commit. I have to explicitly put submodule on the correct branch through SourceTree GUI.
This behavior results in erroneous pull/push request from/to the submodule branches when someone forgets to explicitly put submodule on the correct branch.
It should be possible to set submodule to a correct active branch when it is open. Is this an issue with the SourceTree?
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