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authorRamkumar Ramachandra <>2010-09-08 17:59:54 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2010-09-09 18:39:20 (GMT)
commit96e9420cd357728949571b42eb0249881ae3a78e (patch)
tree5dafb2077c1f0354026229cb9df5ee62ce9ccfe8 /Documentation/merge-options.txt
parent1876166aaab56056083e6a61de4423d130d4dcc6 (diff)
merge: Make '--log' an integer option for number of shortlog entries
Change the command-line '--log' option from a boolean option to an integer option, and parse the optional integer provided on the command-line into the 'shortlog_len' variable. Also update the documentation accordingly. Signed-off-by: Ramkumar Ramachandra <> Reported-by: Yaroslav Halchenko <> Thanks-to: Jonathan Nieder <> Thanks-to: Johannes Sixt <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -16,11 +16,11 @@ inspect and further tweak the merge result before committing.
With --no-ff Generate a merge commit even if the merge
resolved as a fast-forward.
In addition to branch names, populate the log message with
- one-line descriptions from the actual commits that are being
- merged.
+ one-line descriptions from at most <n> actual commits that are being
+ merged. See also linkgit:git-fmt-merge-msg[1].
With --no-log do not list one-line descriptions from the
actual commits being merged.