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authorJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2015-03-31 21:58:38 (GMT)
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Sync with 2.3.5
* maint: Git 2.3.5 docs: clarify what git-rebase's "-p" / "--preserve-merges" does
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@@ -362,7 +362,9 @@ default is `--no-fork-point`, otherwise the default is `--fork-point`.
-p::
--preserve-merges::
- Instead of ignoring merges, try to recreate them.
+ Recreate merge commits instead of flattening the history by replaying
+ commits a merge commit introduces. Merge conflict resolutions or manual
+ amendments to merge commits are not preserved.
+
This uses the `--interactive` machinery internally, but combining it
with the `--interactive` option explicitly is generally not a good