Git URLs can accept bundle files for fetch, pull and clone, include in that section. Include git clone in the bundle usage description. Correct the quoting of <git-rev-list-args>. Detail the <git-rev-list-args> '--all' option for cloning.
Signed-off-by: Philip Oakley <philipoak...@iee.org> --- This follows from my question: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11792671/how-to-git-bundle-a-complete-repo and thinking about what I misunderstood in the man page. diff --git a/Documentation/git-bundle.txt b/Documentation/git-bundle.txt index 16a6b0a..be6a5f1 100644 --- a/Documentation/git-bundle.txt +++ b/Documentation/git-bundle.txt @@ -21,12 +21,12 @@ Some workflows require that one or more branches of development on one machine be replicated on another machine, but the two machines cannot be directly connected, and therefore the interactive git protocols (git, ssh, rsync, http) cannot be used. This command provides support for -'git fetch' and 'git pull' to operate by packaging objects and references -in an archive at the originating machine, then importing those into -another repository using 'git fetch' and 'git pull' -after moving the archive by some means (e.g., by sneakernet). As no -direct connection between the repositories exists, the user must specify a -basis for the bundle that is held by the destination repository: the +'git fetch', 'git pull' and 'git clone', to operate by packaging +objects and references in an archive at the originating machine, then +importing those into another repository using 'git fetch', 'git pull', +or 'git clone', after moving the archive by some means (e.g., by sneakernet). +As no direct connection between the repositories exists, the user must +specify a basis for the bundle that is held by the destination repository: the bundle assumes that all objects in the basis are already in the destination repository. @@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ OPTIONS create <file>:: Used to create a bundle named 'file'. This requires the - 'git-rev-list-args' arguments to define the bundle contents. + <git-rev-list-args> arguments to define the bundle contents. verify <file>:: Used to check that a bundle file is valid and will apply @@ -92,6 +92,8 @@ It is okay to err on the side of caution, causing the bundle file to contain objects already in the destination, as these are ignored when unpacking at the destination. +To create a bundle for 'git clone', use `--all` for the <git-rev-list-args>. + EXAMPLE ------- diff --git a/Documentation/urls.txt b/Documentation/urls.txt index 2890194..2d75cce 100644 --- a/Documentation/urls.txt +++ b/Documentation/urls.txt @@ -42,6 +42,9 @@ These two syntaxes are mostly equivalent, except the former implies --local option. endif::git-clone +'git clone', 'git fetch' and 'git pull', but not 'git push', will also +accept a suitable bundle file. See linkgit:git-bundle. + When git doesn't know how to handle a certain transport protocol, it attempts to use the 'remote-<transport>' remote helper, if one exists. To explicitly request a remote helper, the following syntax -- 1.7.8.msysgit.0 -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html