Pablo Rodríguez <oi...@web.de> writes: > On 03/11/2016 03:42 PM, Konstantin Khomoutov wrote: >> On Thu, 10 Mar 2016 21:56:07 +0100 Pablo Rodríguez wrote: >> [...] >>> As far as I know, all my repos are normal. I don’t know how to get >>> non-bare repositories (no idea of what these might be). >> [...] >> >> A bare repository is a repository with no work tree -- which contains >> the files currently checked out -- and the index (the staging area). > > Many thanks for your highly instructive explanation, Konstantin. > > I got it now: “bare” has no extra techcnical meaning. A bare repo is > almost an empty repo to me (I mean, to my non-technical mind :-)).
Well, "empty repo" to me is a repo without any changesets, which is pretty far from a "bare repo". The easiest way to explain "bare repo" is, AFAIU: a bare repo is a `.git` all on its own /M -- Magnus Therning OpenPGP: 0x927912051716CE39 email: mag...@therning.org jabber: mag...@therning.org twitter: magthe http://therning.org/magnus About the use of language: it is impossible to sharpen a pencil with a blunt axe. It is equally vain to try to do it with ten blunt axes instead. -- Edsger Dijkstra -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git for human beings" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to git-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.
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