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Last active July 13, 2024 14:09
Fixing git submodule AKA git repo inside another git repo

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.