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Git: How to remove submodule


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Quick tip on how to remove Git submodule.

  1. Remove the relevant line from the .gitmodules file
  2. Delete the relevant section from .git/config (if any)
  3. Run
    git rm --cached path_to_submodule

    (without trailing slash)

  4. Commit and delete the now untracked submodule files.