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NAME         top

       git-mergetool--lib - Common Git merge tool shell scriptlets

SYNOPSIS         top

       TOOL_MODE=(diff|merge) . "$(git --exec-path)/git-mergetool--lib"

DESCRIPTION         top

       This is not a command the end user would want to run. Ever. This
       documentation is meant for people who are studying the Porcelain-ish
       scripts and/or are writing new ones.

       The git-mergetool--lib scriptlet is designed to be sourced (using .)
       by other shell scripts to set up functions for working with Git merge

       Before sourcing git-mergetool--lib, your script must set TOOL_MODE to
       define the operation mode for the functions listed below. diff and
       merge are valid values.

FUNCTIONS         top

           returns a merge tool.

           returns the custom command for a merge tool.

           returns the custom path for a merge tool.

           launches a merge tool given the tool name and a true/false flag
           to indicate whether a merge base is present.  $MERGED, $LOCAL,
           $REMOTE, and $BASE must be defined for use by the merge tool.

GIT         top

       Part of the git(1) suite

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