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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-branch.txt9
-rw-r--r--builtin/branch.c17
-rwxr-xr-xt/t3200-branch.sh14
3 files changed, 37 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-branch.txt b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
index 47235be..e41c4b5 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-branch.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
@@ -13,6 +13,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
[--column[=<options>] | --no-column]
[(--merged | --no-merged | --contains) [<commit>]] [<pattern>...]
'git branch' [--set-upstream | --track | --no-track] [-l] [-f] <branchname> [<start-point>]
+'git branch' (--set-upstream-to=<upstream> | -u <upstream>) [<branchname>]
'git branch' (-m | -M) [<oldbranch>] <newbranch>
'git branch' (-d | -D) [-r] <branchname>...
'git branch' --edit-description [<branchname>]
@@ -48,7 +49,7 @@ branch so that 'git pull' will appropriately merge from
the remote-tracking branch. This behavior may be changed via the global
`branch.autosetupmerge` configuration flag. That setting can be
overridden by using the `--track` and `--no-track` options, and
-changed later using `git branch --set-upstream`.
+changed later using `git branch --set-upstream-to`.
With a `-m` or `-M` option, <oldbranch> will be renamed to <newbranch>.
If <oldbranch> had a corresponding reflog, it is renamed to match
@@ -173,6 +174,12 @@ start-point is either a local or remote-tracking branch.
like `--track` would when creating the branch, except that where
branch points to is not changed.
+-u <upstream>::
+--set-upstream-to=<upstream>::
+ Set up <branchname>'s tracking information so <upstream> is
+ considered <branchname>'s upstream branch. If no <branchname>
+ is specified, then it defaults to the current branch.
+
--edit-description::
Open an editor and edit the text to explain what the branch is
for, to be used by various other commands (e.g. `request-pull`).
diff --git a/builtin/branch.c b/builtin/branch.c
index 0e060f2..3c978eb 100644
--- a/builtin/branch.c
+++ b/builtin/branch.c
@@ -713,6 +713,7 @@ int cmd_branch(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
int verbose = 0, abbrev = -1, detached = 0;
int reflog = 0, edit_description = 0;
int quiet = 0;
+ const char *new_upstream = NULL;
enum branch_track track;
int kinds = REF_LOCAL_BRANCH;
struct commit_list *with_commit = NULL;
@@ -726,6 +727,7 @@ int cmd_branch(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
BRANCH_TRACK_EXPLICIT),
OPT_SET_INT( 0, "set-upstream", &track, "change upstream info",
BRANCH_TRACK_OVERRIDE),
+ OPT_STRING('u', "set-upstream-to", &new_upstream, "upstream", "change the upstream info"),
OPT__COLOR(&branch_use_color, "use colored output"),
OPT_SET_INT('r', "remotes", &kinds, "act on remote-tracking branches",
REF_REMOTE_BRANCH),
@@ -794,10 +796,10 @@ int cmd_branch(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
argc = parse_options(argc, argv, prefix, options, builtin_branch_usage,
0);
- if (!delete && !rename && !edit_description && argc == 0)
+ if (!delete && !rename && !edit_description && !new_upstream && argc == 0)
list = 1;
- if (!!delete + !!rename + !!force_create + !!list > 1)
+ if (!!delete + !!rename + !!force_create + !!list + !!new_upstream > 1)
usage_with_options(builtin_branch_usage, options);
if (abbrev == -1)
@@ -852,6 +854,17 @@ int cmd_branch(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
rename_branch(argv[0], argv[1], rename > 1);
else
usage_with_options(builtin_branch_usage, options);
+ } else if (new_upstream) {
+ struct branch *branch = branch_get(argv[0]);
+
+ if (!ref_exists(branch->refname))
+ die(_("branch '%s' does not exist"), branch->name);
+
+ /*
+ * create_branch takes care of setting up the tracking
+ * info and making sure new_upstream is correct
+ */
+ create_branch(head, branch->name, new_upstream, 0, 0, 0, quiet, BRANCH_TRACK_OVERRIDE);
} else if (argc > 0 && argc <= 2) {
if (kinds != REF_LOCAL_BRANCH)
die(_("-a and -r options to 'git branch' do not make sense with a branch name"));
diff --git a/t/t3200-branch.sh b/t/t3200-branch.sh
index a17f8b2..e9019ac 100755
--- a/t/t3200-branch.sh
+++ b/t/t3200-branch.sh
@@ -369,6 +369,20 @@ test_expect_success \
'git tag foobar &&
test_must_fail git branch --track my11 foobar'
+test_expect_success 'use --set-upstream-to modify HEAD' \
+ 'test_config branch.master.remote foo &&
+ test_config branch.master.merge foo &&
+ git branch my12
+ git branch --set-upstream-to my12 &&
+ test "$(git config branch.master.remote)" = "." &&
+ test "$(git config branch.master.merge)" = "refs/heads/my12"'
+
+test_expect_success 'use --set-upstream-to modify a particular branch' \
+ 'git branch my13
+ git branch --set-upstream-to master my13 &&
+ test "$(git config branch.my13.remote)" = "." &&
+ test "$(git config branch.my13.merge)" = "refs/heads/master"'
+
# Keep this test last, as it changes the current branch
cat >expect <<EOF
$_z40 $HEAD $GIT_COMMITTER_NAME <$GIT_COMMITTER_EMAIL> 1117150200 +0000 branch: Created from master