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authorJunio C Hamano <>2019-07-17 20:28:24 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2019-07-18 21:47:28 (GMT)
commitb2b1f615ce3b9383a32dec7f84488284004224f3 (patch)
tree7cb1583b701ff1b1df55688d80f010673ebe6785 /t/
parent0d0ac3826a3bbb9247e39e12623bbcfdd722f24c (diff)
rm: resolving by removal is not a warning-worthy event
When resolving a conflict on a path in favor of removing it, using "git rm" on it is the standard way to do so. The user however is greeted with a "needs merge" message during that operation: $ git merge side-branch $ edit conflicted-path-1 $ git add conflicted-path-1 $ git rm conflicted-path-2 conflicted-path-2: needs merge rm 'conflicted-path-2' The removal by "git rm" does get performed, but an uninitiated user may find it confusing, "needs merge? so I need to resolve conflict before being able to remove it???" The message is coming from "update-index --refresh" that is called internally to make sure "git rm" knows which paths are clean and which paths are dirty, in order to prevent removal of paths modified relative to the index without the "-f" option. We somehow ended up not squelching this message which seeped through to the UI surface. Use the same mechanism used by "git commit", "git describe", etc. to squelch the message. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -249,6 +249,19 @@ test_expect_success 'choking "git rm" should not let it die with cruft' '
test_path_is_missing .git/index.lock
+test_expect_success 'Resolving by removal is not a warning-worthy event' '
+ git reset -q --hard &&
+ test_when_finished "rm -f .git/index.lock msg && git reset -q --hard" &&
+ blob=$(echo blob | git hash-object -w --stdin) &&
+ for stage in 1 2 3
+ do
+ echo "100644 $blob $stage blob"
+ done | git update-index --index-info &&
+ git rm blob >msg 2>&1 &&
+ test_i18ngrep ! "needs merge" msg &&
+ test_must_fail git ls-files -s --error-unmatch blob
test_expect_success 'rm removes subdirectories recursively' '
mkdir -p dir/subdir/subsubdir &&
echo content >dir/subdir/subsubdir/file &&