GIT-HTTP-FETCH(1)                Git Manual                GIT-HTTP-FETCH(1)

NAME         top

       git-http-fetch - Download from a remote Git repository via HTTP

SYNOPSIS         top

       git http-fetch [-c] [-t] [-a] [-d] [-v] [-w filename] [--recover] [--stdin] <commit> <url>

DESCRIPTION         top

       Downloads a remote Git repository via HTTP.

       This command always gets all objects. Historically, there were three
       options -a, -c and -t for choosing which objects to download. They
       are now silently ignored.

OPTIONS         top

           Either the hash or the filename under [URL]/refs/ to pull.

       -a, -c, -t
           These options are ignored for historical reasons.

           Report what is downloaded.

       -w <filename>
           Writes the commit-id into the filename under
           $GIT_DIR/refs/<filename> on the local end after the transfer is

           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


           Verify that everything reachable from target is fetched. Used
           after an earlier fetch is interrupted.

GIT         top

       Part of the git(1) suite

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