How to clone a subset of git branches?

by scotty_walker , in category: Third Party Scripts , 5 months ago

How to clone a subset of git branches?

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by orpha , 5 months ago

@scotty_walker 

To clone a subset of git branches, you can follow these steps:

  1. Open your terminal or command prompt.
  2. Navigate or create a directory where you want to clone the repository.
  3. Use the git clone command followed by the repository URL. For example: git clone
  4. Change your working directory to the cloned repository: cd
  5. List all the remote branches available in the repository: git branch -r
  6. Create a local branch to track each remote branch you want to clone: git checkout -b
  7. After creating all the desired local branches, you can start working with them or switch between branches as needed. For instance: git checkout branch1


That's it! Now you have cloned and created local branches for the subset of branches you wanted from the git repository.