Robert Clausecker <> writes:

> After thinking a while about how to solve the problems I have, I
> consider the following things as a solution to my problem.
> Add an option --isolated, -i to git checkout: Check out a branch / tag /
> revision but do not touch the index. This could be used together with
> --work-tree to check out a branch into an arbitrary directory. Also, it
> satisfies all 4 criteria from [1] and therefore is perfect for
> deployment from a bare repository.
> What do you think about this feature request?

I am not Phil, but if you ask me, I think it is borderline between
"meh" and "no way we would give a short-and-sweet -i to something
like this".
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