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Next, we will consider the Ansible git module, its capabilities and advantages. This tool will perfectly allow you to carry out many operations that will be associated with version control on remote hosts. It is part of the ansible core and is available with any default Ansible installation. Using the git module, you clone repositories, create archives from repositories, receive pull requests, and many other operations.
Ansible clone repository
You can clone the git repository. You can do it like this:
--- - hosts: all gather_facts: no tasks: - name: Example git: repo: "https://mydomain.com/repo" dest: ~/user/repo clone: yes update: yes
Ansible Checkout Git Repository
If you need to check out a specific repository using the Ansible git module, you can use the following:
--- - hosts: all gather_facts: no tasks: - name: Example git: repo: "https://mydomain.org/repo.git" dest: ~/user/repo
Ansible single clone branch
This is due to the fact that one branch is being cloned from the repo.
--- - hosts: all gather_facts: no tasks: - name: Example git: repo: "https://mydomain.org/repo" dest: ~/user/repo single_branch: yes version: branch1