I sometimes use the
$ git checkout -b test --track origin/master
fatal: Cannot update paths and switch to branch 'test' at the same time.
Did you intend to checkout 'origin/master' which can not be resolved as commit?
origin/master' which can not be resolved as commit
Strange: you need to check your remotes:
git remote -v
And make sure
origin is fetched:
git fetch origin
git branch -avv
(to see if you do have fetched an