SZEDER Gábor <> writes:

> I suspect that detaching HEAD before a root commit is not possible by
> design.  What would HEAD contain then!?  'git checkout' seems to
> corroborate:
> $ git init
> Initialized empty Git repository in /tmp/test/.git/
> $ git checkout --detach
> fatal: You are on a branch yet to be born

Is "git checkout --orphan" what you're looking for?

Matthieu Moy
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