Ignore submodules

I'm working with a github repository that has a submodule and I don't have permissions to access the submodule repository.  Whenever I push/pull/etc Sourctree does "git -c diff.mnemonicprefix=false -c core.quotepath=false submodule update --init --recursive" which gives an error.  Is there a way of stopping it doing this?

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SourceTree tries to be smart about the submodules in the background and there are no settings where you could change this. If it bothers you a lot, switch to another client, or find/create a feature request for this at http://jira.atlassian.com. (Post the link here in a comment for others if you do.)

Link to feature request as suggested by Balazs: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/SRCTREEWIN-3339

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