git-ls-remote - List references in a remote repository


   git ls-remote [--heads] [--tags] [--refs] [--upload-pack=<exec>]
                 [-q | --quiet] [--exit-code] [--get-url]
                 [--symref] [<repository> [<refs>...]]


   Displays references available in a remote repository along with the
   associated commit IDs.


   -h, --heads, -t, --tags
       Limit to only refs/heads and refs/tags, respectively. These options
       are not mutually exclusive; when given both, references stored in
       refs/heads and refs/tags are displayed.

       Do not show peeled tags or pseudorefs like HEAD in the output.

   -q, --quiet
       Do not print remote URL to stderr.

       Specify the full path of git-upload-pack on the remote host. This
       allows listing references from repositories accessed via SSH and
       where the SSH daemon does not use the PATH configured by the user.

       Exit with status "2" when no matching refs are found in the remote
       repository. Usually the command exits with status "0" to indicate
       it successfully talked with the remote repository, whether it found
       any matching refs.

       Expand the URL of the given remote repository taking into account
       any "url.<base>.insteadOf" config setting (See git-config(1)) and
       exit without talking to the remote.

       In addition to the object pointed by it, show the underlying ref
       pointed by it when showing a symbolic ref. Currently, upload-pack
       only shows the symref HEAD, so it will be the only one shown by

       The "remote" repository to query. This parameter can be either a
       URL or the name of a remote (see the GIT URLS and REMOTES sections
       of git-fetch(1)).

       When unspecified, all references, after filtering done with --heads
       and --tags, are shown. When <refs>... are specified, only
       references matching the given patterns are displayed.


       $ git ls-remote --tags ./.
       d6602ec5194c87b0fc87103ca4d67251c76f233a        refs/tags/v0.99
       f25a265a342aed6041ab0cc484224d9ca54b6f41        refs/tags/v0.99.1
       7ceca275d047c90c0c7d5afb13ab97efdf51bd6e        refs/tags/v0.99.3
       c5db5456ae3b0873fc659c19fafdde22313cc441        refs/tags/v0.99.2
       0918385dbd9656cab0d1d81ba7453d49bbc16250        refs/tags/junio-gpg-pub
       $ git ls-remote master pu rc
       5fe978a5381f1fbad26a80e682ddd2a401966740        refs/heads/master
       c781a84b5204fb294c9ccc79f8b3baceeb32c061        refs/heads/pu
       $ git remote add korg
       $ git ls-remote --tags korg v\*
       d6602ec5194c87b0fc87103ca4d67251c76f233a        refs/tags/v0.99
       f25a265a342aed6041ab0cc484224d9ca54b6f41        refs/tags/v0.99.1
       c5db5456ae3b0873fc659c19fafdde22313cc441        refs/tags/v0.99.2
       7ceca275d047c90c0c7d5afb13ab97efdf51bd6e        refs/tags/v0.99.3


   Part of the git(1) suite


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