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@@ -300,6 +300,11 @@ See also INCOMPATIBLE OPTIONS below.
+
See also INCOMPATIBLE OPTIONS below.
+--rerere-autoupdate::
+--no-rerere-autoupdate::
+ Allow the rerere mechanism to update the index with the
+ result of auto-conflict resolution if possible.
+
-S[<keyid>]::
--gpg-sign[=<keyid>]::
GPG-sign commits. The `keyid` argument is optional and
@@ -410,14 +415,14 @@ See also INCOMPATIBLE OPTIONS below.
+
By default, or when `no-rebase-cousins` was specified, commits which do not
have `<upstream>` as direct ancestor will keep their original branch point,
-i.e. commits that would be excluded by gitlink:git-log[1]'s
+i.e. commits that would be excluded by linkgit:git-log[1]'s
`--ancestry-path` option will keep their original ancestry by default. If
the `rebase-cousins` mode is turned on, such commits are instead rebased
onto `<upstream>` (or `<onto>`, if specified).
+
-The `--rebase-merges` mode is similar in spirit to `--preserve-merges`, but
-in contrast to that option works well in interactive rebases: commits can be
-reordered, inserted and dropped at will.
+The `--rebase-merges` mode is similar in spirit to the deprecated
+`--preserve-merges`, but in contrast to that option works well in interactive
+rebases: commits can be reordered, inserted and dropped at will.
+
It is currently only possible to recreate the merge commits using the
`recursive` merge strategy; Different merge strategies can be used only via
@@ -427,9 +432,10 @@ See also REBASING MERGES and INCOMPATIBLE OPTIONS below.
-p::
--preserve-merges::
- Recreate merge commits instead of flattening the history by replaying
- commits a merge commit introduces. Merge conflict resolutions or manual
- amendments to merge commits are not preserved.
+ [DEPRECATED: use `--rebase-merges` instead] Recreate merge commits
+ instead of flattening the history by replaying commits a merge commit
+ introduces. Merge conflict resolutions or manual amendments to merge
+ commits are not preserved.
+
This uses the `--interactive` machinery internally, but combining it
with the `--interactive` option explicitly is generally not a good
@@ -1020,11 +1026,11 @@ merge cmake
BUGS
----
-The todo list presented by `--preserve-merges --interactive` does not
-represent the topology of the revision graph. Editing commits and
-rewording their commit messages should work fine, but attempts to
-reorder commits tend to produce counterintuitive results. Use
-`--rebase-merges` in such scenarios instead.
+The todo list presented by the deprecated `--preserve-merges --interactive`
+does not represent the topology of the revision graph (use `--rebase-merges`
+instead). Editing commits and rewording their commit messages should work
+fine, but attempts to reorder commits tend to produce counterintuitive results.
+Use `--rebase-merges` in such scenarios instead.
For example, an attempt to rearrange
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