The git-clone manual page, both  and my local copy coming with
Git for Windows 1.8.1, say about the --depth command-line option:
Create a shallow clone with a history truncated to the specified
number of revisions. A shallow repository has a number of
limitations (you cannot clone or fetch from it, nor push from nor
into it), but is adequate if you are only interested in the recent
history of a large project with a long history, and would want to
send in fixes as patches.
But having done a shallow clone (--depth=1) of one of my repositories,
I was able to record a new commit, push it out to a "reference" bare
repository and then fetch back to another clone of the same repository
just fine. I have then killed my test commit doing a forced push from
another clone and subsequently was able to do `git fetch` in my shallow
clone just fine.
So I observe pushing/fetching works OK at least for a simple case like
Hence I'd like to ask: if the manual page is wrong or I'm observing
some corner case?
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