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git-http-fetch - Download from a remote Git repository via HTTP
git http-fetch [-c] [-t] [-a] [-d] [-v] [-w filename] [--recover] [--stdin] <commit> <url>
Downloads a remote Git repository via HTTP.
NOTE: use of this command without -a is deprecated. The -a behaviour will become the
default in a future release.
Either the hash or the filename under [URL]/refs/ to pull.
Get the commit objects.
Get trees associated with the commit objects.
Get all the objects.
Report what is downloaded.
Writes the commit-id into the filename under $GIT_DIR/refs/<filename> on the local end
after the transfer is complete.
Instead of a commit id on the command line (which is not expected in this case), git
http-fetch expects lines on stdin in the format
Verify that everything reachable from target is fetched. Used after an earlier fetch
Part of the git(1) suite
Git 188.8.131.52 06/10/2014 GIT-HTTP-FETCH(1)