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Download submodules using BitBucket API rest (curl)


I have a project (named ansible_playbook) in BitBucket that point to 3 submodules (in a .gitmodules file).

I download the code of this project, to a folder, using Bitbucket API like:

curl -u usr:pass 'https://URL/bitbucket/rest/api/latest/projects/XXX/repos/ansible_playbook/archive?at=refs/heads/develop&format=tar.gz' -o ansible_playbook.tar.gz

But this call doesn't download the code of the submodules. I know that with "git clone..." is easy to manage submodules, but in this case I'm obligated to use the API (curl ...).

How can I download all the code (project code and submodules code)?

Thanks you!

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