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The `prefetch` task updates the object directory with the latest
objects from all registered remotes. For each remote, a `git fetch`
- command is run. The refmap is custom to avoid updating local or remote
- branches (those in `refs/heads` or `refs/remotes`). Instead, the
- remote refs are stored in `refs/prefetch/<remote>/`. Also, tags are
- not updated.
+ command is run. The configured refspec is modified to place all
+ requested refs within `refs/prefetch/`. Also, tags are not updated.
This is done to avoid disrupting the remote-tracking branches. The end users
expect these refs to stay unmoved unless they initiate a fetch. With prefetch