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GBP-CLONE(1) git-buildpackage Manual GBP-CLONE(1)

NAME

gbp-clone - Clone a repository from remote

SYNOPSIS

gbp clone [ --version ] [ --help ] [ --verbose ] [ --color=[auto|on|off] ] [ --color-scheme=COLOR_SCHEME ] [ --all ] [ --[no-]pristine-tar ] [ --debian-branch=branch_name ] [ --upstream-branch=branch_name ] [ --depth=depth ] [ --reference=repository ] [ --postclone=COMMAND ] [ --[no-]hooks ] [ --repo-user=[GIT|DEBIAN] ] [ --repo-email=[GIT|DEBIAN] ] repository [ directory ]
 

DESCRIPTION

gbp clone clones a remote repository and sets up tracking branches for the debian, upstream and pristine-tar branches. This way you can easily update later using gbp pull.

OPTIONS

--version
Print version of the program, i.e. version of the git-buildpackage suite
-v
--verbose
Verbose execution
-h
--help
Print help and exit
--color=[auto|on|off]
Whether to use colored output.
--color-scheme=COLOR_SCHEME
Colors to use in output (when color is enabled). The format for COLOR_SCHEME is '<debug>:<info>:<warning>:<error>'. Numerical values and color names are accepted, empty fields imply the default color. For example, --git-color-scheme='cyan:34::' would show debug messages in cyan, info messages in blue and other messages in default (i.e. warning and error messages in red).
--all
Track all branches, not only debian and upstream.
--debian-branch=branch_name
The branch in the Git repository the Debian package is being developed on, default is master.
--upstream-branch=branch_name
The branch in the Git repository the upstream sources are put onto. Default is upstream.
--depth=depth
Git history depth, for creating shallow git clones.
--reference=repository
Local repository to use as alternate instead of re-copying data from remote repository.
--pristine-tar
Track pristine tar branch.
--[no-]hooks
Enable running hooks.
--postclone=COMMAND
Execute COMMAND after cloning the source from the remote.
 
Exported environment variables are: GBP_GIT_DIR (the repository the package is being built from).
 
Note that if you clone a repository that contains a hook configuration in debian/gbp.conf this hook will not be run automatically to prevent execution of untrusted code.
--repo-email=[GIT|DEBIAN]
When set to DEBIAN use the DEBEMAIL environment variable to set the user.email Git configuration otherwise use Git's defaults.
--repo-user=[GIT|DEBIAN]
When set to DEBIAN use the DEBUSER environment variable to set the user.name Git configuration otherwise use Git's defaults.
repository
The (possibly remote) repository to clone from.
directory
The directory to clone to.

EXAMPLES

Clone a repository and setup a tracking branch for pristine-tar as well:
 
       gbp clone --pristine-tar git://honk.sigxcpu.org/git/git-buildpackage.git
    

CONFIGURATION FILES

Several gbp.conf files are parsed to set defaults for the above command-line arguments. See the gbp.conf(5)> manpage for details.

SEE ALSO

gbp-buildpackage(1)>, gbp-pull(1)>, gbp.conf(5)>

AUTHOR

Guido Guenther <agx@sigxcpu.org>
07 February 2017