On Sun, 28 Sep 2014 03:18:17 -0700 (PDT)
Chris Carter <jesdisci...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Windows 8.1 64-bit
> git version 1.9.4.msysgit.0
> I think I found a bug, but want to make sure before I actually say so.
> Background: I've been trying to compile Qt, and after doing so
> decided I wanted to do it differently. The steps for this process
> involve fetching the various Qt modules with git and then calling
> `perl init-repository`, which changes the contents of the repo. (I'm
> not certain it actually changes any files, but it definitely adds
> several.)
> `git status` showed lines resembling this:
> modified:       <subfolder> (untracked content)

Looks like you're merely looking at a submodule [1] -- see [2]
for more info.

If so, there's nothing to be aware of: if you really like to, add
this directory to the ".git/exclude" file.

You might want to try running

  git submodule status


  git submodule summary

to get the idea if your repository is really using submodules.

1. http://git-scm.com/book/en/Git-Tools-Submodules
2. http://stackoverflow.com/q/5126765/720999

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