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@@ -1,6 +1,9 @@
+GIT URLS[[URLS]]
+----------------
+
One of the following notations can be used
to name the remote repository:
-+
+
===============================================================
- rsync://host.xz/path/to/repo.git/
- http://host.xz/path/to/repo.git/
@@ -11,39 +14,42 @@ to name the remote repository:
- ssh://host.xz/~user/path/to/repo.git/
- ssh://host.xz/~/path/to/repo.git
===============================================================
-+
+
SSH Is the default transport protocol and also supports an
scp-like syntax. Both syntaxes support username expansion,
as does the native git protocol. The following three are
identical to the last three above, respectively:
-+
+
===============================================================
- host.xz:/path/to/repo.git/
- host.xz:~user/path/to/repo.git/
- host.xz:path/to/repo.git
===============================================================
-+
+
To sync with a local directory, use:
-+
+
===============================================================
- /path/to/repo.git/
===============================================================
-+
+
+REMOTES
+-------
+
In addition to the above, as a short-hand, the name of a
file in `$GIT_DIR/remotes` directory can be given; the
named file should be in the following format:
-+
+
URL: one of the above URL format
Push: <refspec>
Pull: <refspec>
-+
-When such a short-hand is specified in place of
+
+Then such a short-hand is specified in place of
<repository> without <refspec> parameters on the command
line, <refspec> specified on `Push:` lines or `Pull:`
lines are used for `git-push` and `git-fetch`/`git-pull`,
respectively. Multiple `Push:` and and `Pull:` lines may
be specified for additional branch mappings.
-+
+
The name of a file in `$GIT_DIR/branches` directory can be
specified as an older notation short-hand; the named
file should contain a single line, a URL in one of the
@@ -52,11 +58,11 @@ name of remote head (URL fragment notation).
`$GIT_DIR/branches/<remote>` file that stores a <url>
without the fragment is equivalent to have this in the
corresponding file in the `$GIT_DIR/remotes/` directory.
-+
+
URL: <url>
Pull: refs/heads/master:<remote>
-+
+
while having `<url>#<head>` is equivalent to
-+
+
URL: <url>
Pull: refs/heads/<head>:<remote>