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git-clone.txt: remove shallow clone limitations

Now that git supports data transfer from or to a shallow clone, these
limitations are not true anymore.

Signed-off-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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pclouds authored and gitster committed Dec 5, 2013
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@@ -181,12 +181,7 @@ objects from the source repository into a pack in the cloned repository.
--depth <depth>::
Create a 'shallow' clone with a history truncated to the
specified number of revisions. A shallow repository has a
number of limitations (you cannot clone or fetch from
it, nor push from nor into it), but is adequate if you
are only interested in the recent history of a large project
with a long history, and would want to send in fixes
as patches.
specified number of revisions.
Clone only the history leading to the tip of a single branch,

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