Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:

> Alternatively, if you can move the logic to set up this
> configuration further down so that it happens after we talked to the
> other side and figured out remote_head_points_at, you could instead
> set it up to keep a single remote tracking branch.
> Even if you did so, guess_remote_head() may not find any branch when
> the other repository's HEAD is detached, so you would need to decide
> what to do in such a case, and "fetch and integrate their HEAD
> without using any remote tracking branch" may be a reasonable thing
> to do in such a case.

Along the lines of this, perhaps.

 builtin/clone.c | 16 ++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 16 insertions(+)

diff --git i/builtin/clone.c w/builtin/clone.c
index 5e8f3ba..c9e099d 100644
--- i/builtin/clone.c
+++ w/builtin/clone.c
@@ -853,6 +853,22 @@ int cmd_clone(int argc, const char **argv, const char 
+       if (option_single_branch) {
+               /* Fix up the refspec for fetch */
+               strbuf_reset(&value);
+               if (!remote_head_points_at)
+                       strbuf_addf(&value, "HEAD");
+               else
+                       strbuf_addf(&value, "%s:%s%s",
+                                   remote_head_points_at->name,
+                                   branch_top.buf,
+                                   skip_prefix(remote_head_points_at->name, 
+               strbuf_reset(&key);
+               strbuf_addf(&key, "remote.%s.fetch", option_origin);
+               git_config_set_multivar(key.buf, value.buf, NULL, 1);
+       }
        if (is_local)
                clone_local(path, git_dir);
        else if (refs && complete_refs_before_fetch)
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