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1 git-fetch(1)
2 ============
3
4 NAME
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6 git-fetch - Download objects and a head from another repository
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9 SYNOPSIS
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11 'git-fetch' <options> <repository> <refspec>...
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13
14 DESCRIPTION
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16 Fetches named heads or tags from another repository, along with
17 the objects necessary to complete them.
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19 The ref names and their object names of fetched refs are stored
20 in `.git/FETCH_HEAD`. This information is left for a later merge
21 operation done by "git merge".
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23
24 OPTIONS
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26 include::fetch-options.txt[]
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28 include::pull-fetch-param.txt[]
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30 include::urls.txt[]
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32 SEE ALSO
33 --------
34 gitlink:git-pull[1]
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37 Author
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39 Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> and
40 Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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42 Documentation
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44 Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
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46 GIT
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48 Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite