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GIT\-FMT\-MERGE\-MSG

Section: Git Manual (1)
Updated: 09/30/2007
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NAME

git-fmt-merge-msg - Produce a merge commit message  

SYNOPSIS

git-fmt-merge-msg [--summary | --no-summary] <$GIT_DIR/FETCH_HEAD
git-fmt-merge-msg [--summary | --no-summary] -F <file>
 

DESCRIPTION

Takes the list of merged objects on stdin and produces a suitable commit message to be used for the merge commit, usually to be passed as the <merge-message> argument of git-merge.

This script is intended mostly for internal use by scripts automatically invoking git-merge.  

OPTIONS

--summary

In addition to branch names, populate the log message with one-line descriptions from the actual commits that are being merged.

--no-summary

Do not list one-line descriptions from the actual commits being merged.

--file <file>, -F <file>

Take the list of merged objects from <file> instead of stdin.
 

CONFIGURATION

merge.summary

Whether to include summaries of merged commits in newly merge commit messages. False by default.
 

SEE ALSO

git-merge(1)  

AUTHOR

Written by Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>  

DOCUMENTATION

Documentation by Petr Baudis, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.  

GIT

Part of the git(7) suite


 

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