Description of problem:
1. Go into a detached HEAD state for an existing branch by checking out some commit before the latest.
2. Forget you just did that... :)
3. Attempt to set an upstream branch, i.e. 'git branch -u origin/repo_branch' .
4. Git segfaults.
No serious consequences of this, but it's a little sloppy and mildly confusing. I would have expected a message about being in a detached HEAD state.
Version-Release number of selected component:
cmdline: git branch -u deuzeman/numerical_deriv
Thread no. 1 (4 frames)
#0 cmd_branch at builtin/branch.c:886
#1 run_builtin at git.c:306
#2 handle_internal_command at git.c:467
#3 run_argv at git.c:513
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