Removing git submodules

Update: This post is now available at a new location:
https://blog.ngeor.com/2017/09/30/removing-git-submodules.html

Submodules is an advanced git feature. It allows you to have a folder inside your repository which serves as a link to a different repository. Working with submodules is more complicated and I haven’t had a real need for it so far. Last week I had to deal with a codebase which was doing heavy usage of submodules, but without a good reason, so I got rid of them.

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