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git-shell - Restricted login shell for Git-only SSH access
git shell [-c <command> <argument>]
A login shell for SSH accounts to provide restricted Git access. When
-c is given, the program executes <command> non-interactively;
<command> can be one of git receive-pack, git upload-pack, git
upload-archive, cvs server, or a command in COMMAND_DIR. The shell is
started in interactive mode when no arguments are given; in this case,
COMMAND_DIR must exist, and any of the executables in it can be
cvs server is a special command which executes git-cvsserver.
COMMAND_DIR is the path "$HOME/git-shell-commands". The user must have
read and execute permissions to the directory in order to execute the
programs in it. The programs are executed with a cwd of $HOME, and
<argument> is parsed as a command-line string.
Part of the git(1) suite