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@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ git-clone - Clones a repository.
SYNOPSIS
--------
[verse]
-'git-clone' [-l [-s]] [-q] [-n] [-o <name>] [-u <upload-pack>]
+'git-clone' [-l [-s]] [-q] [-n] [--naked] [-o <name>] [-u <upload-pack>]
<repository> [<directory>]
DESCRIPTION
@@ -58,6 +58,12 @@ OPTIONS
-n::
No checkout of HEAD is performed after the clone is complete.
+--naked::
+ Make a 'naked' GIT repository. That is, instead of
+ creating `<directory>` and placing the administrative
+ files in `<directory>/.git`, make the `<directory>`
+ itself the `$GIT_DIR`. This implies `-n` option.
+
-o <name>::
Instead of using the branch name 'origin' to keep track
of the upstream repository, use <name> instead. Note
@@ -103,6 +109,22 @@ $ cd copy
$ git show-branch
------------
+
+Create a naked repository to publish your changes to the public::
++
+------------
+$ git clone --naked -l /home/proj/.git /pub/scm/proj.git
+------------
+
+
+Create a repository on the kernel.org machine that borrows from Linus::
++
+------------
+$ git clone --naked -l -s /pub/scm/.../torvalds/linux-2.6.git \
+ /pub/scm/.../me/subsys-2.6.git
+------------
+
+
Author
------
Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>