"Olsen, Alan R" <alan.r.ol...@intel.com> writes:
> I have found that if I add a remote and do a "git fetch -t -f
> remote_name" that it *only* pulls tags.
> Reading the man page it seems like it should pull all the remotes
> and all the tags and the commits only reachable by tags.
This is what appears in the documentation we ship these days.
This is a short-hand for giving "refs/tags/*:refs/tags/*"
refspec from the command line, to ask all tags to be fetched
and stored locally. Because this acts as an explicit
refspec, the default refspecs (configured with the
remote.$name.fetch variable) are overridden and not used.
A more recent one:
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