Typically, when you clone a git repository, it will clone all branches in the repository. But sometimes you may need to clone just a single branch from your remote repository. In this article, we will learn how to clone single branch in git.
How to Clone Single Branch in Git
You can clone a single git branch, with the following command. Replace <url> with the URL for git repository. It will clone the master branch for you.
$ git clone <url> --single-branch
If you want to clone a different branch, you can use the following command instead. Replace <url>, <branch>,<folder> with the repo URL, git branch to cloned, and local folder respectively.
$ git clone <url> --branch <branch> --single-branch [<folder>]
In this short article, we have learnt how to clone single branch in git.
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