On 2015-02-24, at 10:40 PM, Gergely Polonkai <gerg...@polonkai.eu> wrote:

> Hello,
> yes, basically that is the way. There is an option in recent Git called 
> shallow clone, which doesn't clone the whole history, only the last N 
> commits. You can also specify the branch name you want to use instead of 
> master, so using these two, you will actually get what you want.
Alright, so what is the actual syntax?

Also: the last N commits? Not the current state of the branch? ...

What if there's one file in the directory that has not been changed in two 
years -- would that mean fetching two years worth of history to retrieve the 
current state of things?


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