Commit Git subtree metadata?

I have the following scenario:

  1. I have a Git managed project "Project"
  2. I add a Git repo, "Library," as a subtree to "Project" and push it online.
  3. My coworker clones "Project"

Problem is my coworker's cloned repo has no reference to Library's remote or that Project contains a subtree. The classes from Library appear to have always been a part of Project's repo. How does my coworker know they may be able to pull changes from Library's remote?

Is it possible to store subtree metadata in the Git repo so that when the project is cloned it is aware of subtrees and their remotes, or do they need to be configured every time a project is cloned?

2 answers

I think what you are looking for is submodules.

i have the same issue now. @Andrew Christensen , do u have solved this issue?

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