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-rw-r--r--branch.c2
-rwxr-xr-xt/t2018-checkout-branch.sh9
2 files changed, 10 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/branch.c b/branch.c
index ff84b5b..1fe3078 100644
--- a/branch.c
+++ b/branch.c
@@ -146,7 +146,7 @@ int validate_new_branchname(const char *name, struct strbuf *ref, int force)
if (!ref_exists(ref->buf))
return 0;
else if (!force)
- die("A branch named '%s' already exists.", name);
+ die("A branch named '%s' already exists.", ref->buf + strlen("refs/heads/"));
head = resolve_ref("HEAD", sha1, 0, NULL);
if (!is_bare_repository() && head && !strcmp(head, ref->buf))
diff --git a/t/t2018-checkout-branch.sh b/t/t2018-checkout-branch.sh
index b66db2b..75874e8 100755
--- a/t/t2018-checkout-branch.sh
+++ b/t/t2018-checkout-branch.sh
@@ -118,6 +118,15 @@ test_expect_success 'checkout -b to an existing branch fails' '
test_must_fail do_checkout branch2 $HEAD2
'
+test_expect_success 'checkout -b to @{-1} fails with the right branch name' '
+ git reset --hard HEAD &&
+ git checkout branch1 &&
+ git checkout branch2 &&
+ echo >expect "fatal: A branch named '\''branch1'\'' already exists." &&
+ test_must_fail git checkout -b @{-1} 2>actual &&
+ test_cmp expect actual
+'
+
test_expect_success 'checkout -B to an existing branch resets branch to HEAD' '
git checkout branch1 &&