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Re: What exactly is a "initial checkout"

On 07/11/2018 08:50, Christian Halstrick wrote:
Ok, I know understand the problems which are solved by this
special behaviour of a "initial checkout". And also important I understand
when exactly I should do a "initial checkout" - when the index file does
not exist. I'll share my new knowledge with JGit :-)

Given that the initial query was about the lack of documentation for the term "initial checkout", do you have any suggestion of how it might best be incorporated into the documentation to assist future reader?