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authorPaul Tan <>2015-06-06 11:46:07 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2015-06-08 20:05:43 (GMT)
commit88d5072466de2e0ba256a283eaaa6a79e31735a5 (patch)
tree95b295e7faf8fd1c29a64f3aea7930d1e7a1ab9e /
parentfdf96a20acf96a6ac538df8113b2aafd6ed71d50 (diff)
am --skip: revert changes introduced by failed 3way merge
Even when a merge conflict occurs with am --3way, the index will be modified with the results of any succesfully merged files (such as a new file). These changes to the index will not be reverted with a "git read-tree --reset -u HEAD HEAD", as git read-tree will not be aware of how the current index differs from HEAD. To fix this, we first reset any conflicting entries from the index. The resulting index will contain the results of successfully merged files. We write the index to a tree, then use git read-tree -m to fast-forward the "index tree" back to HEAD, thus undoing all the changes from the failed merge. Signed-off-by: Paul Tan <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to '')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/ b/
index ee61a77..80a7fdb 100755
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -68,6 +68,8 @@ then
cmdline="$cmdline -3"
sq () {
git rev-parse --sq-quote "$@"
@@ -492,7 +494,10 @@ then
git rerere clear
- git read-tree --reset -u HEAD HEAD
+ head_tree=$(git rev-parse --verify -q HEAD || echo $empty_tree) &&
+ git read-tree --reset -u $head_tree $head_tree &&
+ index_tree=$(git write-tree) &&
+ git read-tree -m -u $index_tree $head_tree
orig_head=$(cat "$GIT_DIR/ORIG_HEAD")
git reset HEAD
git update-ref ORIG_HEAD $orig_head