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

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

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

DESCRIPTION
       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
       end.

       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.

OPTIONS
       --all
	   Fetch all remote refs.

       --stdin
	   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
	   repacking.

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

       --include-tag
	   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.

       --upload-pack=<git-upload-pack>
	   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
	   .bash_profile).

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

       --depth=<n>
	   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.

       --shallow-since=<date>
	   Deepen or shorten the history of a shallow'repository to include
	   all reachable commits after <date>.

       --shallow-exclude=<revision>
	   Deepen or shorten the history of a shallow repository to exclude
	   commits reachable from a specified remote branch or tag. This
	   option can be specified multiple times.

       --deepen-relative
	   Argument --depth specifies the number of commits from the current
	   shallow boundary instead of from the	tip of each remote branch
	   history.

       --no-progress
	   Do not show the progress.

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

       -v
	   Run verbosely.

       <repository>
	   The URL to the remote repository.

       <refs>...
	   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, uploadpack.allowReachableSHA1InWant,
	   or uploadpack.allowAnySHA1InWant, they may alternatively be 40-hex
	   sha1s present on the	remote.

SEE ALSO
       git-fetch(1)

GIT
       Part of the git(1) suite

Git 2.13.2			  06/24/2017		     GIT-FETCH-PACK(1)

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