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GH-REPO-FORK(1) GitHub CLI manual GH-REPO-FORK(1)

NAME

gh-repo-fork - Create a fork of a repository

SYNOPSIS

gh repo fork [<repository>] [-- <gitflags>...] [flags]

DESCRIPTION

Create a fork of a repository.

With no argument, creates a fork of the current repository. Otherwise, forks the specified repository.

By default, the new fork is set to be your origin remote and any existing origin remote is renamed to upstream. To alter this behavior, you can set a name for the new fork's remote with --remote-name.

The upstream remote will be set as the default remote repository.

Additional git clone flags can be passed after --.

OPTIONS

Clone the fork

Only include the default branch in the fork

Rename the forked repository

Create the fork in an organization

Add a git remote for the fork

Specify the name for the new remote

SEE ALSO

gh-repo(1)

Jul 2024 GitHub CLI v2.52.0