Re: Is it possible to git clone --filter= without any objects?
- Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:15:29 -0700
- From: Stefan Beller <sbeller@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Is it possible to git clone --filter= without any objects?
On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 12:29 AM Ciro Santilli <ciro.santilli@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At v2.19.0 I was trying to clone a fetch just a single directory:
> I got really close with:
> git clone --depth 1 --no-checkout --filter=blob:none \
> "file://$(pwd)/server_repo" local_repo
> cd local_repo
> git checkout master -- mydir/
> The only missing thing is that uneeded tree objects are still being fetched.
> If I had a:
> git clone --filter=none
> for example then that would be done.
> Nothing major since those are small, but just looking for the perfect
> command :-)
You might be pleased to hear about a series floating on the mailing list,
that started at
and promised to filter trees away, and its latest version can be found at