Clean removal and clone of Git sub module

Bash commands to remove a folder from the Git index and reinclude it cleanly as a Submodule

Clean removal and clone of Git sub module

This really is a short gist showing a clean way to remove a plugin which has been indexed by the main project Git repo but which now needs to live in its own repo – as a Git Submodule:

In the example above you would replace REPO with the name of the GitHub repo – for example q and USER with your GitHub user name – for example qstudio – giving:

https://github.com/qstudio/q

That’s it! Happy coding đŸ™‚

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