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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-merge.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-pull.txt4
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-merge.txt b/Documentation/git-merge.txt
index 4896587..3277f4e 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-merge.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-merge.txt
@@ -22,6 +22,10 @@ The second syntax (<msg> `HEAD` <commit>...) is supported for
historical reasons. Do not use it from the command line or in
new scripts. It is the same as `git merge -m <msg> <commit>...`.
+*Warning*: Running 'git-merge' with uncommitted changes is
+discouraged: while possible, it leaves you in a state that is hard to
+back out of in the case of a conflict.
+
OPTIONS
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-pull.txt b/Documentation/git-pull.txt
index b932011..b3fa312 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-pull.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-pull.txt
@@ -24,6 +24,10 @@ when merging local branches into the current branch.
Also note that options meant for 'git-pull' itself and underlying
'git-merge' must be given before the options meant for 'git-fetch'.
+*Warning*: Running 'git-pull' (actually, the underlying 'git-merge')
+with uncommitted changes is discouraged: while possible, it leaves you
+in a state that is hard to back out of in the case of a conflict.
+
OPTIONS
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