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Merge a repo with another as a subfolder

Sometimes we may end up with one main repository and another independently developed repository for a new feature. Later it may turn out, that the independent repo needs to become a part of the main repo as a subfolder.

To do that, we can use the git command using subtree. We need to put the new subfolder name and voila!

git subtree add --prefix=new_subdirectory_name git://github.com/userid/main_repo.git project_branch_name

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