summaryrefslogtreecommitdiff
path: root/builtin
diff options
context:
space:
mode:
Diffstat (limited to 'builtin')
-rw-r--r--builtin/checkout.c2
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/builtin/checkout.c b/builtin/checkout.c
index e8c1b1f..3980d5d 100644
--- a/builtin/checkout.c
+++ b/builtin/checkout.c
@@ -915,6 +915,8 @@ static int switch_unborn_to_new_branch(struct checkout_opts *opts)
int status;
struct strbuf branch_ref = STRBUF_INIT;
+ if (!opts->new_branch)
+ die(_("You are on a branch yet to be born"));
strbuf_addf(&branch_ref, "refs/heads/%s", opts->new_branch);
status = create_symref("HEAD", branch_ref.buf, "checkout -b");
strbuf_release(&branch_ref);