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1 git-fmt-merge-msg(1)
2 ====================
3
4 NAME
5 ----
6 git-fmt-merge-msg - Produce a merge commit message
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8
9 SYNOPSIS
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11 git-fmt-merge-msg [--summary | --no-summary] <$GIT_DIR/FETCH_HEAD
12 git-fmt-merge-msg [--summary | --no-summray] -F <file>
13
14 DESCRIPTION
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16 Takes the list of merged objects on stdin and produces a suitable
17 commit message to be used for the merge commit, usually to be
18 passed as the '<merge-message>' argument of `git-merge`.
19
20 This script is intended mostly for internal use by scripts
21 automatically invoking `git-merge`.
22
23 OPTIONS
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25
26 --summary::
27 In addition to branch names, populate the log message with
28 one-line descriptions from the actual commits that are being
29 merged.
30
31 --no-summary::
32 Do not list one-line descriptions from the actual commits being
33 merged.
34
35 --file <file>, -F <file>::
36 Take the list of merged objects from <file> instead of
37 stdin.
38
39 CONFIGURATION
40 -------------
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42 merge.summary::
43 Whether to include summaries of merged commits in newly
44 merge commit messages. False by default.
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46 SEE ALSO
47 --------
48 gitlink:git-merge[1]
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50
51 Author
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53 Written by Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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55 Documentation
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57 Documentation by Petr Baudis, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
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59 GIT
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61 Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
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