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1 git-http-fetch(1)
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3
4 NAME
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6 git-http-fetch - downloads a remote git repository via HTTP
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9 SYNOPSIS
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11 'git-http-fetch' [-c] [-t] [-a] [-d] [-v] [-w filename] [--recover] [--stdin] <commit> <url>
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13 DESCRIPTION
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15 Downloads a remote git repository via HTTP.
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17 OPTIONS
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19 commit-id::
20 Either the hash or the filename under [URL]/refs/ to
21 pull.
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23 -c::
24 Get the commit objects.
25 -t::
26 Get trees associated with the commit objects.
27 -a::
28 Get all the objects.
29 -v::
30 Report what is downloaded.
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32 -w <filename>::
33 Writes the commit-id into the filename under $GIT_DIR/refs/<filename> on
34 the local end after the transfer is complete.
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36 --stdin::
37 Instead of a commit id on the commandline (which is not expected in this
38 case), 'git-http-fetch' expects lines on stdin in the format
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40 <commit-id>['\t'<filename-as-in--w>]
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42 Author
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44 Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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46 Documentation
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48 Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
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50 GIT
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52 Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
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