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GIT-REMOTE(1)			  Git Manual			 GIT-REMOTE(1)

NAME
       git-remote - Manage set of tracked repositories

SYNOPSIS
       git remote [-v |	--verbose]
       git remote add [-t <branch>] [-m	<master>] [-f] [--[no-]tags] [--mirror=<fetch|push>] <name> <url>
       git remote rename <old> <new>
       git remote remove <name>
       git remote set-head <name> (-a |	--auto | -d | --delete | <branch>)
       git remote set-branches [--add] <name> <branch>...
       git remote get-url [--push] [--all] <name>
       git remote set-url [--push] <name> <newurl> [<oldurl>]
       git remote set-url --add	[--push] <name>	<newurl>
       git remote set-url --delete [--push] <name> <url>
       git remote [-v |	--verbose] show	[-n] <name>...
       git remote prune	[-n | --dry-run] <name>...
       git remote [-v |	--verbose] update [-p |	--prune] [(<group> | <remote>)...]

DESCRIPTION
       Manage the set of repositories ("remotes") whose	branches you track.

OPTIONS
       -v, --verbose
	   Be a	little more verbose and	show remote url	after name. NOTE: This
	   must	be placed between remote and subcommand.

COMMANDS
       With no arguments, shows	a list of existing remotes. Several
       subcommands are available to perform operations on the remotes.

       add
	   Adds	a remote named <name> for the repository at <url>. The command
	   git fetch <name> can	then be	used to	create and update
	   remote-tracking branches <name>/<branch>.

	   With	-f option, git fetch <name> is run immediately after the
	   remote information is set up.

	   With	--tags option, git fetch <name>	imports	every tag from the
	   remote repository.

	   With	--no-tags option, git fetch <name> does	not import tags	from
	   the remote repository.

	   By default, only tags on fetched branches are imported (see git-
	   fetch(1)).

	   With	-t <branch> option, instead of the default glob	refspec	for
	   the remote to track all branches under the refs/remotes/<name>/
	   namespace, a	refspec	to track only <branch> is created. You can
	   give	more than one -t <branch> to track multiple branches without
	   grabbing all	branches.

	   With	-m <master> option, a symbolic-ref refs/remotes/<name>/HEAD is
	   set up to point at remote's <master>	branch.	See also the set-head
	   command.

	   When	a fetch	mirror is created with --mirror=fetch, the refs	will
	   not be stored in the	refs/remotes/ namespace, but rather everything
	   in refs/ on the remote will be directly mirrored into refs/ in the
	   local repository. This option only makes sense in bare
	   repositories, because a fetch would overwrite any local commits.

	   When	a push mirror is created with --mirror=push, then git push
	   will	always behave as if --mirror was passed.

       rename
	   Rename the remote named <old> to <new>. All remote-tracking
	   branches and	configuration settings for the remote are updated.

	   In case <old> and <new> are the same, and <old> is a	file under
	   $GIT_DIR/remotes or $GIT_DIR/branches, the remote is	converted to
	   the configuration file format.

       remove, rm
	   Remove the remote named <name>. All remote-tracking branches	and
	   configuration settings for the remote are removed.

       set-head
	   Sets	or deletes the default branch (i.e. the	target of the
	   symbolic-ref	refs/remotes/<name>/HEAD) for the named	remote.	Having
	   a default branch for	a remote is not	required, but allows the name
	   of the remote to be specified in lieu of a specific branch. For
	   example, if the default branch for origin is	set to master, then
	   origin may be specified wherever you	would normally specify
	   origin/master.

	   With	-d or --delete,	the symbolic ref refs/remotes/<name>/HEAD is
	   deleted.

	   With	-a or --auto, the remote is queried to determine its HEAD,
	   then	the symbolic-ref refs/remotes/<name>/HEAD is set to the	same
	   branch. e.g., if the	remote HEAD is pointed at next,	"git remote
	   set-head origin -a" will set	the symbolic-ref
	   refs/remotes/origin/HEAD to refs/remotes/origin/next. This will
	   only	work if	refs/remotes/origin/next already exists; if not	it
	   must	be fetched first.

	   Use <branch>	to set the symbolic-ref	refs/remotes/<name>/HEAD
	   explicitly. e.g., "git remote set-head origin master" will set the
	   symbolic-ref	refs/remotes/origin/HEAD to
	   refs/remotes/origin/master. This will only work if
	   refs/remotes/origin/master already exists; if not it	must be
	   fetched first.

       set-branches
	   Changes the list of branches	tracked	by the named remote. This can
	   be used to track a subset of	the available remote branches after
	   the initial setup for a remote.

	   The named branches will be interpreted as if	specified with the -t
	   option on the git remote add	command	line.

	   With	--add, instead of replacing the	list of	currently tracked
	   branches, adds to that list.

       get-url
	   Retrieves the URLs for a remote. Configurations for insteadOf and
	   pushInsteadOf are expanded here. By default,	only the first URL is
	   listed.

	   With	--push,	push URLs are queried rather than fetch	URLs.

	   With	--all, all URLs	for the	remote will be listed.

       set-url
	   Changes URLs	for the	remote.	Sets first URL for remote <name> that
	   matches regex <oldurl> (first URL if	no <oldurl> is given) to
	   <newurl>. If	<oldurl> doesn't match any URL,	an error occurs	and
	   nothing is changed.

	   With	--push,	push URLs are manipulated instead of fetch URLs.

	   With	--add, instead of changing existing URLs, new URL is added.

	   With	--delete, instead of changing existing URLs, all URLs matching
	   regex <url> are deleted for remote <name>. Trying to	delete all
	   non-push URLs is an error.

	   Note	that the push URL and the fetch	URL, even though they can be
	   set differently, must still refer to	the same place.	What you
	   pushed to the push URL should be what you would see if you
	   immediately fetched from the	fetch URL. If you are trying to	fetch
	   from	one place (e.g.	your upstream) and push	to another (e.g. your
	   publishing repository), use two separate remotes.

       show
	   Gives some information about	the remote <name>.

	   With	-n option, the remote heads are	not queried first with git
	   ls-remote <name>; cached information	is used	instead.

       prune
	   Deletes all stale remote-tracking branches under <name>. These
	   stale branches have already been removed from the remote repository
	   referenced by <name>, but are still locally available in
	   "remotes/<name>".

	   With	--dry-run option, report what branches will be pruned, but do
	   not actually	prune them.

       update
	   Fetch updates for a named set of remotes in the repository as
	   defined by remotes.<group>. If a named group	is not specified on
	   the command line, the configuration parameter remotes.default will
	   be used; if remotes.default is not defined, all remotes which do
	   not have the	configuration parameter
	   remote.<name>.skipDefaultUpdate set to true will be updated.	(See
	   git-config(1)).

	   With	--prune	option,	prune all the remotes that are updated.

DISCUSSION
       The remote configuration	is achieved using the remote.origin.url	and
       remote.origin.fetch configuration variables. (See git-config(1)).

EXAMPLES
       o   Add a new remote, fetch, and	check out a branch from	it

	       $ git remote
	       origin
	       $ git branch -r
		 origin/HEAD ->	origin/master
		 origin/master
	       $ git remote add	staging	git://git.kernel.org/.../gregkh/staging.git
	       $ git remote
	       origin
	       staging
	       $ git fetch staging
	       ...
	       From git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/staging
		* [new branch]	    master     -> staging/master
		* [new branch]	    staging-linus -> staging/staging-linus
		* [new branch]	    staging-next -> staging/staging-next
	       $ git branch -r
		 origin/HEAD ->	origin/master
		 origin/master
		 staging/master
		 staging/staging-linus
		 staging/staging-next
	       $ git checkout -b staging staging/master
	       ...

       o   Imitate git clone but track only selected branches

	       $ mkdir project.git
	       $ cd project.git
	       $ git init
	       $ git remote add	-f -t master -m	master origin git://example.com/git.git/
	       $ git merge origin

SEE ALSO
       git-fetch(1) git-branch(1) git-config(1)

GIT
       Part of the git(1) suite

Git 2.13.2			  06/24/2017			 GIT-REMOTE(1)

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