No test asserts that "git branch -u refs/heads/my-branch my-branch"
emits a warning. Add a test that does so.

Signed-off-by: Brian Gesiak <>
 t/ | 8 ++++++++
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)

diff --git a/t/ b/t/
index fcdb867..6164126 100755
--- a/t/
+++ b/t/
@@ -507,6 +507,14 @@ EOF
        test_cmp expected actual
+test_expect_success '--set-upstream-to shows warning if used to set branch as 
own upstream' '
+       git branch --set-upstream-to refs/heads/my13 my13 2>actual &&
+       cat >expected <<EOF &&
+warning: Not setting branch my13 as its own upstream.
+       test_i18ncmp expected actual
 # 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
-- (Apple Git-47)

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