Pablo Rodríguez <> 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


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