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Clone a remote repository

Clone a remote repository

Usage
clone(url = NULL, local_path = NULL, bare = FALSE, branch = NULL,
  checkout = TRUE, credentials = NULL, progress = TRUE)
Arguments
url

The remote repository to clone

local_path

Local directory to clone to.

bare

Create a bare repository. Default is FALSE.

branch

The name of the branch to checkout. Default is NULL which means to use the remote's default branch.

checkout

Checkout HEAD after the clone is complete. Default is TRUE.

credentials

The credentials for remote repository access. Default is NULL. To use and query an ssh-agent for the ssh key credentials, let this parameter be NULL (the default).

progress

Show progress. Default is TRUE.

Value

A git_repository object.

See Also

repository, cred_user_pass, cred_ssh_key

Aliases
  • clone
Examples
# NOT RUN {
## Initialize repository
path_repo_1 <- tempfile(pattern="git2r-")
path_repo_2 <- tempfile(pattern="git2r-")
dir.create(path_repo_1)
dir.create(path_repo_2)
repo_1 <- init(path_repo_1)

## Config user and commit a file
config(repo_1, user.name="Alice", user.email="alice@example.org")

## Write to a file and commit
writeLines("Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do",
           file.path(path_repo_1, "example.txt"))
add(repo_1, "example.txt")
commit(repo_1, "First commit message")

## Change file and commit
writeLines(c("Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do",
             "eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua."),
           file.path(path_repo_1, "example.txt"))
add(repo_1, "example.txt")
commit(repo_1, "Second commit message")

## Change file again and commit.
writeLines(c("Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do",
             "eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad",
             "minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut"),
           file.path(path_repo_1, "example.txt"))
add(repo_1, "example.txt")
commit(repo_1, "Third commit message")

## Clone to second repository
repo_2 <- clone(path_repo_1, path_repo_2)

## List commits in repositories
commits(repo_1)
commits(repo_2)
# }
Documentation reproduced from package git2r, version 0.26.1, License: GPL-2

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