Shit Happens when you Fork Naked.

git clone git@github.com:someone/something.git
cd something
rm -rf .git
git init
git add *
git commit . “First commit, forked from something”
git remote set-url origin git@github.com:me/something.git
git push
git clone git@github.com:someone/something.git
cd something
rm -rf .git
# Spend two years making your changes.
git init
git add *
git commit . “First commit, forked from something”
git remote set-url origin git@github.com:me/something.git
git push
diff -rN -x .git ~/path/to/repo1 ~/path/to/repo2 | wc -l

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