Am 01.10.2012 14:05, schrieb Howard Miller:
>> Perhaps:
>>   git rm -f --cached path/to/subdir   # remove from index, keep files
>>   git add path/to/subdir
>> -- Hannes
> Fantastic.... worked perfectly.  I'll write that down somewhere for
> the next time I do it :)
> Is there a better way of handling sub-modules like that? I've looked
> at git submodules but just got into more of a mess. It would be nice
> to push a project complete with a (git) submodule upstream but it
> seems tricky or impossible.

Git submodules are distinct repositories by design, so you'd have to
create an upstream repository for the submodule too to make that work.
But I have the impression that you want to import another repository
into a directory of your repo, so maybe git subtree is what you want.
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