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 complete.
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