>From Max Hodges, Mon 15 Oct 2012 at 11:04:01 (+0900) :
> Max Hodges@DUCHESS /D/Documents/GIT-repos/wre-website (fixed-livevalidation)
> $ git checkout --track -b master remote/origin/master
> fatal: git checkout: updating paths is incompatible with switching branches.
> Did you intend to checkout 'remote/origin/master' which can not be resolved
> as c
> ommit?

My mistake, it is 
git checkout --track -b master remotes/origin/master --
git checkout --track -b master refs/remotes/origin/master --

(the last -- is to force git to consider refs/.../master as a reference
rather than a path so the error is more explicit).

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