Anonymous avatar Anonymous committed 11a6ddb

branch -f: no reason to forbid updating the current branch in a bare repo.

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>;

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 	if (resolve_ref(ref, sha1, 1, NULL)) {
 		if (!force)
 			die("A branch named '%s' already exists.", name);
-		else if (!strcmp(head, name))
+		else if (!is_bare_repository() && !strcmp(head, name))
 			die("Cannot force update the current branch.");
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