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@@ -189,6 +189,12 @@ objects from the source repository into a pack in the cloned repository.
values are given for the same key, each value will be written to
the config file. This makes it safe, for example, to add
additional fetch refspecs to the origin remote.
+Due to limitations of the current implementation, some configuration
+variables do not take effect until after the initial fetch and checkout.
+Configuration variables known to not take effect are:
+`remote.<name>.mirror` and `remote.<name>.tagOpt`. Use the
+corresponding `--mirror` and `--no-tags` options instead.
--depth <depth>::
Create a 'shallow' clone with a history truncated to the