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-rw-r--r--branch.c21
-rw-r--r--branch.h12
-rw-r--r--builtin/branch.c2
-rw-r--r--builtin/checkout.c3
-rwxr-xr-xt/t3200-branch.sh13
5 files changed, 39 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/branch.c b/branch.c
index 1fe3078..4338a90 100644
--- a/branch.c
+++ b/branch.c
@@ -135,23 +135,25 @@ static int setup_tracking(const char *new_ref, const char *orig_ref,
return 0;
}
-int validate_new_branchname(const char *name, struct strbuf *ref, int force)
+int validate_new_branchname(const char *name, struct strbuf *ref,
+ int force, int attr_only)
{
- const char *head;
- unsigned char sha1[20];
-
if (strbuf_check_branch_ref(ref, name))
die("'%s' is not a valid branch name.", name);
if (!ref_exists(ref->buf))
return 0;
- else if (!force)
+ else if (!force && !attr_only)
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))
- die("Cannot force update the current branch.");
+ if (!attr_only) {
+ const char *head;
+ unsigned char sha1[20];
+ head = resolve_ref("HEAD", sha1, 0, NULL);
+ if (!is_bare_repository() && head && !strcmp(head, ref->buf))
+ die("Cannot force update the current branch.");
+ }
return 1;
}
@@ -171,7 +173,8 @@ void create_branch(const char *head,
if (track == BRANCH_TRACK_EXPLICIT || track == BRANCH_TRACK_OVERRIDE)
explicit_tracking = 1;
- if (validate_new_branchname(name, &ref, force || track == BRANCH_TRACK_OVERRIDE)) {
+ if (validate_new_branchname(name, &ref, force,
+ track == BRANCH_TRACK_OVERRIDE)) {
if (!force)
dont_change_ref = 1;
else
diff --git a/branch.h b/branch.h
index 01544e2..1285158 100644
--- a/branch.h
+++ b/branch.h
@@ -20,8 +20,18 @@ void create_branch(const char *head, const char *name, const char *start_name,
* interpreted ref in ref, force indicates whether (non-head) branches
* may be overwritten. A non-zero return value indicates that the force
* parameter was non-zero and the branch already exists.
+ *
+ * Contrary to all of the above, when attr_only is 1, the caller is
+ * not interested in verifying if it is Ok to update the named
+ * branch to point at a potentially different commit. It is merely
+ * asking if it is OK to change some attribute for the named branch
+ * (e.g. tracking upstream).
+ *
+ * NEEDSWORK: This needs to be split into two separate functions in the
+ * longer run for sanity.
+ *
*/
-int validate_new_branchname(const char *name, struct strbuf *ref, int force);
+int validate_new_branchname(const char *name, struct strbuf *ref, int force, int attr_only);
/*
* Remove information about the state of working on the current
diff --git a/builtin/branch.c b/builtin/branch.c
index 40f885c..5fb3d85 100644
--- a/builtin/branch.c
+++ b/builtin/branch.c
@@ -566,7 +566,7 @@ static void rename_branch(const char *oldname, const char *newname, int force)
die(_("Invalid branch name: '%s'"), oldname);
}
- validate_new_branchname(newname, &newref, force);
+ validate_new_branchname(newname, &newref, force, 0);
strbuf_addf(&logmsg, "Branch: renamed %s to %s",
oldref.buf, newref.buf);
diff --git a/builtin/checkout.c b/builtin/checkout.c
index ddefec0..909a334 100644
--- a/builtin/checkout.c
+++ b/builtin/checkout.c
@@ -1072,7 +1072,8 @@ int cmd_checkout(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
if (opts.new_branch) {
struct strbuf buf = STRBUF_INIT;
- opts.branch_exists = validate_new_branchname(opts.new_branch, &buf, !!opts.new_branch_force);
+ opts.branch_exists = validate_new_branchname(opts.new_branch, &buf,
+ !!opts.new_branch_force, 0);
strbuf_release(&buf);
}
diff --git a/t/t3200-branch.sh b/t/t3200-branch.sh
index cb6458d..7633930 100755
--- a/t/t3200-branch.sh
+++ b/t/t3200-branch.sh
@@ -554,4 +554,17 @@ test_expect_success 'attempt to delete a branch merged to its base' '
test_must_fail git branch -d my10
'
+test_expect_success 'use set-upstream on the current branch' '
+ git checkout master &&
+ git --bare init myupstream.git &&
+ git push myupstream.git master:refs/heads/frotz &&
+ git remote add origin myupstream.git &&
+ git fetch &&
+ git branch --set-upstream master origin/frotz &&
+
+ test "z$(git config branch.master.remote)" = "zorigin" &&
+ test "z$(git config branch.master.merge)" = "zrefs/heads/frotz"
+
+'
+
test_done