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authorJunio C Hamano <>2005-09-08 00:26:23 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2005-09-08 00:45:20 (GMT)
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Big tool rename.
As promised, this is the "big tool rename" patch. The primary differences since 0.99.6 are: (1) git-*-script are no more. The commands installed do not have any such suffix so users do not have to remember if something is implemented as a shell script or not. (2) Many command names with 'cache' in them are renamed with 'index' if that is what they mean. There are backward compatibility symblic links so that you and Porcelains can keep using the old names, but the backward compatibility support is expected to be removed in the near future. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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+v0.99.5, Aug 2005
+git-resolve - Merge two commits
+'git resolve' <current> <merged> <message>
+Given two commits and a merge message, merge the <merged> commit
+into <current> commit, with the commit log message <message>.
+When <current> is a descendant of <merged>, or <current> is an
+ancestor of <merged>, no new commit is created and the <message>
+is ignored. The former is informally called "already up to
+date", and the latter is often called "fast forward".
+Written by Linus Torvalds <> and
+Dan Holmsand <>.
+Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <>.
+Part of the link:git.html[git] suite