Takes the list of merged objects on stdin and produces a suitable
commit message to be used for the merge commit, usually to be passed
as the <merge-message> argument of git merge.
This command is intended mostly for internal use by scripts
automatically invoking git merge.
In addition to branch names, populate the log message with
one-line descriptions from the actual commits that are being
merged. At most <n> commits from each merge parent will be used
(20 if <n> is omitted). This overrides the merge.log
Do not list one-line descriptions from the actual commits being
Synonyms to --log and --no-log; these are deprecated and will be
removed in the future.
-m <message>, --message <message>
Use <message> instead of the branch names for the first line of
the log message. For use with --log.
-F <file>, --file <file>
Take the list of merged objects from <file> instead of stdin.
In addition to branch names, populate the log message with the
branch description text associated with them. Defaults to false.
In addition to branch names, populate the log message with at
most the specified number of one-line descriptions from the
actual commits that are being merged. Defaults to false, and true
is a synonym for 20.
Synonym to merge.log; this is deprecated and will be removed in
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