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git clone

Clone an existing repository. More information: https://git-scm.com/docs/git-clone.

  • Clone an existing repository:

git clone {{remote_repository_location}}

  • Clone an existing repository into a specific directory:

git clone {{remote_repository_location}} {{path/to/directory}}

  • Clone an existing repository and its submodules:

git clone --recursive {{remote_repository_location}}

  • Clone a local repository:

git clone -l {{path/to/local/repository}}

  • Clone quietly:

git clone -q {{remote_repository_location}}

  • Clone an existing repository only fetching the 10 most recent commits on the default branch (useful to save time):

git clone --depth {{10}} {{remote_repository_location}}

  • Clone an existing repository only fetching a specific branch:

git clone --branch {{name}} --single-branch {{remote_repository_location}}

  • Clone an existing repository using a specific SSH command:

git clone --config core.sshCommand="{{ssh -i path/to/private_ssh_key}}" {{remote_repository_location}}