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authorMichael J Gruber <>2009-05-25 16:00:10 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2009-05-25 18:23:18 (GMT)
commitf5d4c4d0f19084a2d48f55f2f42cac25696a34f5 (patch)
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parentf5b223abfdc01455d42ed005b4fd9330b06c2967 (diff)
merge-options.txt: Clarify merge --squash
With the --squash option, merge sets up the index just like for a real merge, but without the merge info (stages). Say so. Signed-off-by: Michael J Gruber <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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Produce the working tree and index state as if a real
- merge happened, but do not actually make a commit or
+ merge happened (except for the merge information),
+ but do not actually make a commit or
move the `HEAD`, nor record `$GIT_DIR/MERGE_HEAD` to
cause the next `git commit` command to create a merge
commit. This allows you to create a single commit on