git-send-pack - Push objects over Git protocol to another repository


   git send-pack [--all] [--dry-run] [--force] [--receive-pack=<git-receive-pack>]
                   [--verbose] [--thin] [--atomic]
                   [<host>:]<directory> [<ref>...]


   Usually you would want to use git push, which is a higher-level wrapper
   of this command, instead. See git-push(1).

   Invokes git-receive-pack on a possibly remote repository, and updates
   it from the current repository, sending named refs.


       Path to the git-receive-pack program on the remote end. Sometimes
       useful when pushing to a remote repository over ssh, and you do not
       have the program in a directory on the default $PATH.

       Same as --receive-pack=<git-receive-pack>.

       Instead of explicitly specifying which refs to update, update all
       heads that locally exist.

       Take the list of refs from stdin, one per line. If there are refs
       specified on the command line in addition to this option, then the
       refs from stdin are processed after those on the command line.

       If --stateless-rpc is specified together with this option then the
       list of refs must be in packet format (pkt-line). Each ref must be
       in a separate packet, and the list must end with a flush packet.

       Do everything except actually send the updates.

       Usually, the command refuses to update a remote ref that is not an
       ancestor of the local ref used to overwrite it. This flag disables
       the check. What this means is that the remote repository can lose
       commits; use it with care.

       Run verbosely.

       Send a "thin" pack, which records objects in deltified form based
       on objects not included in the pack to reduce network traffic.

       Use an atomic transaction for updating the refs. If any of the refs
       fails to update then the entire push will fail without changing any

   --[no-]signed, --sign=(true|false|if-asked)
       GPG-sign the push request to update refs on the receiving side, to
       allow it to be checked by the hooks and/or be logged. If false or
       --no-signed, no signing will be attempted. If true or --signed, the
       push will fail if the server does not support signed pushes. If set
       to if-asked, sign if and only if the server supports signed pushes.
       The push will also fail if the actual call to gpg --sign fails. See
       git-receive-pack(1) for the details on the receiving end.

       A remote host to house the repository. When this part is specified,
       git-receive-pack is invoked via ssh.

       The repository to update.

       The remote refs to update.


   There are three ways to specify which refs to update on the remote end.

   With --all flag, all refs that exist locally are transferred to the
   remote side. You cannot specify any <ref> if you use this flag.

   Without --all and without any <ref>, the heads that exist both on the
   local side and on the remote side are updated.

   When one or more <ref> are specified explicitly (whether on the command
   line or via --stdin), it can be either a single pattern, or a pair of
   such pattern separated by a colon ":" (this means that a ref name
   cannot have a colon in it). A single pattern <name> is just a shorthand
   for <name>:<name>.

   Each pattern pair consists of the source side (before the colon) and
   the destination side (after the colon). The ref to be pushed is
   determined by finding a match that matches the source side, and where
   it is pushed is determined by using the destination side. The rules
   used to match a ref are the same rules used by git rev-parse to resolve
   a symbolic ref name. See git-rev-parse(1).

   *   It is an error if <src> does not match exactly one of the local

   *   It is an error if <dst> matches more than one remote refs.

   *   If <dst> does not match any remote ref, either

       *   it has to start with "refs/"; <dst> is used as the destination
           literally in this case.

       *   <src> == <dst> and the ref that matched the <src> must not
           exist in the set of remote refs; the ref matched <src> locally
           is used as the name of the destination.

   Without '--force`, the <src> ref is stored at the remote only if <dst>
   does not exist, or <dst> is a proper subset (i.e. an ancestor) of
   <src>. This check, known as "fast-forward check", is performed in order
   to avoid accidentally overwriting the remote ref and lose other
   peoples' commits from there.

   With --force, the fast-forward check is disabled for all refs.

   Optionally, a <ref> parameter can be prefixed with a plus + sign to
   disable the fast-forward check only on that ref.


   Part of the git(1) suite


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