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authorPetr Baudis <>2005-11-01 20:45:55 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2005-11-01 22:45:49 (GMT)
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Documentation for git-fmt-merge-msg
Simple description. It appears to be mostly internal command, but hey, it is (it seems) the only undocumented one, so let's fix it up... Also add a note about it to git-merge documentation. Signed-off-by: Petr Baudis <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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+git-fmt-merge-msg - Produce a merge commit message
+'git-fmt-merge-msg' <$GIT_DIR/FETCH_HEAD
+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`.
+Written by Junio C Hamano <>
+Documentation by Petr Baudis, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <>.
+Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite