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diff --git a/combine-diff.c b/combine-diff.c
index 9daa0cb..6d928f2 100644
--- a/combine-diff.c
+++ b/combine-diff.c
@@ -699,8 +699,18 @@ static void show_patch_diff(struct combine_diff_path *elem, int num_parent,
!fstat(fd, &st)) {
size_t len = st.st_size;
size_t sz = 0;
+ int is_file, i;
elem->mode = canon_mode(st.st_mode);
+ /* if symlinks don't work, assume symlink if all parents
+ * are symlinks
+ */
+ is_file = has_symlinks;
+ for (i = 0; !is_file && i < num_parent; i++)
+ is_file = !S_ISLNK(elem->parent[i].mode);
+ if (!is_file)
+ elem->mode = canon_mode(S_IFLNK);
+
result_size = len;
result = xmalloc(len + 1);
while (sz < len) {