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diff --git a/git-checkout.sh b/git-checkout.sh
index f03620b..119bca1 100755
--- a/git-checkout.sh
+++ b/git-checkout.sh
@@ -4,8 +4,8 @@ USAGE='[-f] [-b <new_branch>] [-m] [<branch>] [<paths>...]'
SUBDIRECTORY_OK=Sometimes
. git-sh-setup
-old=$(git-rev-parse HEAD)
old_name=HEAD
+old=$(git-rev-parse --verify $old_name 2>/dev/null)
new=
new_name=
force=
@@ -140,6 +140,13 @@ fi
die "git checkout: to checkout the requested commit you need to specify
a name for a new branch which is created and switched to"
+if [ "X$old" = X ]
+then
+ echo "warning: You do not appear to currently be on a branch." >&2
+ echo "warning: Forcing checkout of $new_name." >&2
+ force=1
+fi
+
if [ "$force" ]
then
git-read-tree --reset -u $new