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.\" Date: 11/18/2018
.\" Manual: Git Manual
.\" Source: Git 2.20.0.rc0
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.TH "GIT\-HTTP\-FETCH" "1" "11/18/2018" "Git 2\&.20\&.0\&.rc0" "Git Manual"
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.SH "NAME"
git-http-fetch \- Download from a remote Git repository via HTTP
.SH "SYNOPSIS"
.sp
.nf
\fIgit http\-fetch\fR [\-c] [\-t] [\-a] [\-d] [\-v] [\-w filename] [\-\-recover] [\-\-stdin] <commit> <url>
.fi
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.SH "DESCRIPTION"
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Downloads a remote Git repository via HTTP\&.
.sp
This command always gets all objects\&. Historically, there were three options \fB\-a\fR, \fB\-c\fR and \fB\-t\fR for choosing which objects to download\&. They are now silently ignored\&.
.SH "OPTIONS"
.PP
commit\-id
.RS 4
Either the hash or the filename under [URL]/refs/ to pull\&.
.RE
.PP
\-a, \-c, \-t
.RS 4
These options are ignored for historical reasons\&.
.RE
.PP
\-v
.RS 4
Report what is downloaded\&.
.RE
.PP
\-w <filename>
.RS 4
Writes the commit\-id into the filename under $GIT_DIR/refs/<filename> on the local end after the transfer is complete\&.
.RE
.PP
\-\-stdin
.RS 4
Instead of a commit id on the command line (which is not expected in this case),
\fIgit http\-fetch\fR
expects lines on stdin in the format
.sp
.if n \{\
.RS 4
.\}
.nf
<commit\-id>[\(aq\et\(aq<filename\-as\-in\-\-w>]
.fi
.if n \{\
.RE
.\}
.RE
.PP
\-\-recover
.RS 4
Verify that everything reachable from target is fetched\&. Used after an earlier fetch is interrupted\&.
.RE
.SH "GIT"
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Part of the \fBgit\fR(1) suite