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What is git-fastclone?

It creates a reference repo with git clone --mirror in /var/tmp/git-fastclone/reference for each repository and git submodule linked in the main repo. You can control where it puts these by changing the REFERENCE_REPO_DIR environment variable.
git-fastclone is a tool in the Git Tools category of a tech stack.
git-fastclone is an open source tool with 170 GitHub stars and 21 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to git-fastclone's open source repository on GitHub

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git-fastclone's Features

  • Create a reference repo for every repository and their submodules
  • Updates mirrors from origin and clones into target directory

git-fastclone Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to git-fastclone?
Diff So Fancy
diff-so-fancy builds on the good-lookin' output of git contrib's diff-highlight to upgrade your diffs' appearances.
Atlassian Stash
It is a centralized solution to manage Git repositories behind the firewall. Streamlined for small agile teams, powerful enough for large organizations.
Git Flow
It provides excellent command line help and output. It is a merge based solution. It doesn't rebase feature branches.
pre-commit checks your code for errors before you commit it. pre-commit is configurable.
It is a Git revision control client, implemented as a Windows shell extension and based on TortoiseSVN. It is free software released under the GNU General Public License.
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