Is it possible in git to create a new, empty remote branch without pushing?
Most examples of creating remote branches involve pushing from a local branch
Is there a way of creating an empty remote branch without pushing?
Is it also possible to create a local empty branch,check it out then link it to the new also empty remote branch without pushing?
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