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@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
--------
[verse]
'git merge-file' [-L <current-name> [-L <base-name> [-L <other-name>]]]
- [--ours|--theirs] [-p|--stdout] [-q|--quiet]
+ [--ours|--theirs|--union] [-p|--stdout] [-q|--quiet] [--marker-size=<n>]
<current-file> <base-file> <other-file>
@@ -35,9 +35,10 @@ normally outputs a warning and brackets the conflict with lines containing
>>>>>>> B
If there are conflicts, the user should edit the result and delete one of
-the alternatives. When `--ours` or `--theirs` option is in effect, however,
-these conflicts are resolved favouring lines from `<current-file>` or
-lines from `<other-file>` respectively.
+the alternatives. When `--ours`, `--theirs`, or `--union` option is in effect,
+however, these conflicts are resolved favouring lines from `<current-file>`,
+lines from `<other-file>`, or lines from both respectively. The length of the
+conflict markers can be given with the `--marker-size` option.
The exit value of this program is negative on error, and the number of
conflicts otherwise. If the merge was clean, the exit value is 0.
@@ -67,8 +68,9 @@ OPTIONS
--ours::
--theirs::
+--union::
Instead of leaving conflicts in the file, resolve conflicts
- favouring our (or their) side of the lines.
+ favouring our (or their or both) side of the lines.
EXAMPLES