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Re: submodule using revision

On Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 6:42 AM, gregory grey <ror6ax@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi guys.
> Currently git submodule only works with branch of the submodule in
> question. Adding a functionality to work with a revision would be
> great from my point of view.
> Proposed syntax is as follows:
> git submodule add -r commit_sha git://some_repository.git
> Thanks!
> --
> http://ror6ax.github.io/

You can get similar behavior by doing:

git submodule add -r <branch> <url>
cd <subdir>
git checkout <commit object id>
cd ..
git ad <subdir>
git commit