git-fetch-pack - Receive missing objects from another repository


   git fetch-pack [--all] [--quiet|-q] [--keep|-k] [--thin] [--include-tag]
           [--depth=<n>] [--no-progress]
           [-v] <repository> [<refs>...]


   Usually you would want to use git fetch, which is a higher level
   wrapper of this command, instead.

   Invokes git-upload-pack on a possibly remote repository and asks it to
   send objects missing from this repository, to update the named heads.
   The list of commits available locally is found out by scanning the
   local refs/ hierarchy and sent to git-upload-pack running on the other

   This command degenerates to download everything to complete the asked
   refs from the remote side when the local side does not have a common
   ancestor commit.


       Fetch all remote refs.

       Take the list of refs from stdin, one per line. If there are refs
       specified on the command line in addition to this option, then the
       refs from stdin are processed after those on the command line.

       If --stateless-rpc is specified together with this option then the
       list of refs must be in packet format (pkt-line). Each ref must be
       in a separate packet, and the list must end with a flush packet.

   -q, --quiet
       Pass -q flag to git unpack-objects; this makes the cloning process
       less verbose.

   -k, --keep
       Do not invoke git unpack-objects on received data, but create a
       single packfile out of it instead, and store it in the object
       database. If provided twice then the pack is locked against

       Fetch a "thin" pack, which records objects in deltified form based
       on objects not included in the pack to reduce network traffic.

       If the remote side supports it, annotated tags objects will be
       downloaded on the same connection as the other objects if the
       object the tag references is downloaded. The caller must otherwise
       determine the tags this option made available.

       Use this to specify the path to git-upload-pack on the remote side,
       if is not found on your $PATH. Installations of sshd ignores the
       user's environment setup scripts for login shells (e.g.
       .bash_profile) and your privately installed git may not be found on
       the system default $PATH. Another workaround suggested is to set up
       your $PATH in ".bashrc", but this flag is for people who do not
       want to pay the overhead for non-interactive shells by having a
       lean .bashrc file (they set most of the things up in

       Same as --upload-pack=<git-upload-pack>.

       Limit fetching to ancestor-chains not longer than n.
       git-upload-pack treats the special depth 2147483647 as infinite
       even if there is an ancestor-chain that long.

       Do not show the progress.

       Output "connectivity-ok" if the received pack is self-contained and

       Run verbosely.

       The URL to the remote repository.

       The remote heads to update from. This is relative to $GIT_DIR (e.g.
       "HEAD", "refs/heads/master"). When unspecified, update from all
       heads the remote side has.

       If the remote has enabled the options uploadpack.allowTipSHA1InWant
       or uploadpack.allowReachableSHA1InWant, they may alternatively be
       40-hex sha1s present on the remote.




   Part of the git(1) suite


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