Problem, and symptoms:
You experience one or more of these symptoms
- you have code in a directory but it's not being pushed to GitHub. You just see an empty directory icon
- you see this message when you add code to your git repository from the command prompt
hint: You've added another git repository inside your current repository. hint: Clones of the outer repository will not contain the contents of hint: the embedded repository and will not know how to obtain it.