Git Tips

clone from github behind an evil firewall

Standard:

git clone git@github.com:yogsototh/project.git

Using HTTPS port:

git clone git+ssh://git@github.com:443/yogsototh/project.git

clone all branches

git clone can only fetch the master branch.

If you don’t have much branches, you can simply use clone your project and then use the following command:

git branch –track local_branch remote_branch
for example:
$ git clone git@github:yogsototh/example.git $ git branch master $ git branch -a master remotes/origin/HEAD -> origin/master remotes/origin/experimental $ git branch –track experimental remotes/origin/experimental $ git branch master * experimental

If you have many branches it can be useful to use the following script/long command line.

# first clone your project $ git clone git@github.com:yogsototh/project.git

copy all branches

$ zsh $ cd project $ for br in (gitbr − a); docasebr in remotes/) print br; case{br:t} in master|HEAD) continue ;; ) git branch –track br: tbr ;; esac ;; esac done

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Published on 2010-03-22
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