What is a bare repository in GIT?

A repository created with git init –bare command is a bare repository in GIT.

The bare repository does not contain any working or checked out copy of source files. A bare repository stores git revision history in the root folder of repository instead of in a .git subfolder.

It is mainly used for sharing and collaborating with other developers.

We can create a bare repository in which all developers can push their code.

There is no working tree in bare repository, since no one directly edits files in a bare repository.

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