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1 git-http-fetch(1)
2 =================
3
4 NAME
5 ----
6 git-http-fetch - Download from a remote Git repository via HTTP
7
8
9 SYNOPSIS
10 --------
11 [verse]
12 'git http-fetch' [-c] [-t] [-a] [-d] [-v] [-w filename] [--recover] [--stdin] <commit> <url>
13
14 DESCRIPTION
15 -----------
16 Downloads a remote Git repository via HTTP.
17
18 *NOTE*: use of this command without -a is deprecated. The -a
19 behaviour will become the default in a future release.
20
21 OPTIONS
22 -------
23 commit-id::
24 Either the hash or the filename under [URL]/refs/ to
25 pull.
26
27 -c::
28 Get the commit objects.
29 -t::
30 Get trees associated with the commit objects.
31 -a::
32 Get all the objects.
33 -v::
34 Report what is downloaded.
35
36 -w <filename>::
37 Writes the commit-id into the filename under $GIT_DIR/refs/<filename> on
38 the local end after the transfer is complete.
39
40 --stdin::
41 Instead of a commit id on the command line (which is not expected in this
42 case), 'git http-fetch' expects lines on stdin in the format
43
44 <commit-id>['\t'<filename-as-in--w>]
45
46 --recover::
47 Verify that everything reachable from target is fetched. Used after
48 an earlier fetch is interrupted.
49
50 GIT
51 ---
52 Part of the linkgit:git[1] suite