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Error: "git: 'submodule' is not a git command" on Intel Edison

When i try using git submodules I get the following error message:

$> git submodule init

git: 'submodule' is not a git command. See 'git --help'

System version is:

$> uname -r

3.10.17-poky-edison+

$> git --version

git version 2.0.1

$> configure_edison --version

159

Question posted on http://stackoverflow.com/questions/35159477/error-git-submodule-is-not-a-git-command-on-intel-edison... Stackoverflow as well.

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I came to know, as of now the best option is to build git from source, but with Yocto 2.0 release we might see a new version of Git.

Carlos_M_Intel
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Hi kona,

Yes, it seems that the ipk package available do not include all the options.

Source files:

https://github.com/git/git GitHub - git/git: Git Source Code Mirror - This is a publish-only repository and all pull requests are ignored. Please f…

Regards,

Charlie

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