GIT-HTTP-FETCH(1) Git Manual GIT-HTTP-FETCH(1)
git-http-fetch - Download from a remote Git repository via HTTP
git http-fetch [-c] [-t] [-a] [-d] [-v] [-w filename] [--recover] [--stdin] <commit> <url>
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.
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.
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 format
Verify that everything reachable from target is fetched. Used after
an earlier fetch is interrupted.
Part of the git(1) suite
Git 2.20.1 12/17/2018 GIT-HTTP-FETCH(1)