Git & SVN: How to update a git submodule from a closed svn repository

Hi everybody!

Wanted to share a small recipe for Git and SVN. Perhaps it is not the best one, but is the one that I found to work for me. However, if you have any other ideas or suggestions on how to improve or do it in any other way, please leave a comment below.

I use Git as my main revision tool. However I have a project where I use some submodules from and I usually clone the source code directly from the SVN repo at codeplex.

By doing this, I found the following problem:
After cloning and including the submodules in my projects, how can I continue to update them from SVN?

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Using the Isolated Storage Explorer Tool

From MSDN:

Isolated Storage Explorer (ISETool.exe) is a command-line tool that gets installed with the Windows Phone SDK. You use Isolated Storage Explorer to list, copy, and replace files and directories in isolated storage. This enables you to verify that the files are being saved in the correct location with the correct data. Isolated Storage Explorer can be used in the emulator or a device, and can be used for applications that target Windows Phone OS 7.0 and Windows Phone OS 7.1.

This tool is quite helpful when developing applications that rely heavily on saving data into the Isolated Storage. However, using it is quite difficult. You have to get the product id from the manifest xml, type the full path of the ISETool.exe file and also provide a path where to save the snapshots.

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