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authorJunio C Hamano <>2010-01-21 07:49:27 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2010-01-21 07:49:27 (GMT)
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conflict-marker-size: add test and docs
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@@ -525,6 +525,23 @@ When left unspecified, the driver itself is used for both
internal merge and the final merge.
+This attribute controls the length of conflict markers left in
+the work tree file during a conflicted merge. Only setting to
+the value to a positive integer has any meaningful effect.
+For example, this line in `.gitattributes` can be used to tell the merge
+machinery to leave much longer (instead of the usual 7-character-long)
+conflict markers when merging the file `Documentation/git-merge.txt`
+results in a conflict.
+Documentation/git-merge.txt conflict-marker-size=32
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