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- Difference between git remote add and git clone 3 answers
These two seem to be equivalent:
git clone <remote-url> . git pull git remote add origin <remote-url> git pull origin master
What are the differences?
git remote add origin just creates an entry in your git config that specifies a name for a particular URL. You must have an existing git repo to use this.
git clone creates a new git repository by copying an existing one located at the URI you specify.
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