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From: Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com>
To: ZheNing Hu <adlternative@gmail.com>
Cc: Christian Couder <christian.couder@gmail.com>,
	Git List <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	vascomalmeida@sapo.pt
Subject: Re: Question about pre-merge and git merge octopus strategy
Date: Tue, 10 May 2022 00:07:17 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CABPp-BEFYjTvK4ZNSg+yiahRAzXW=KU11a-b+QRdcBDGb-movQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAOLTT8STRfqq4bfobCK8Q5uvtXzgNYY0x0wNh4HNyAhv0Mc07A@mail.gmail.com>

On Sun, May 8, 2022 at 7:44 AM ZheNing Hu <adlternative@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com> 于2022年5月7日周六 12:09写道:
> >
> > On Fri, May 6, 2022 at 10:24 AM Christian Couder
> > <christian.couder@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Fri, May 6, 2022 at 10:15 AM ZheNing Hu <adlternative@gmail.com> wrote:
[...]
> > > > I think it's not useful for git merge-octopus, because if we meet a
> > > > merge conflict, we can't find
> > > > MERGE_HEAD at all! How can we abort this conflict merge?
> >
> > MERGE_HEAD doesn't have anything to do with aborting the conflict
> > resolution step.  When you need to abort, the thing you want to go
> > back to is HEAD (which represents the commit you had checked out and
> > were merging the other stuff into), not MERGE_HEAD (which represents
> > the branch or branches you were merging into HEAD).
> >
>
> Thanks for clarifying. As I reply to Christian, when I just use "git
> merge A B C" happily,
> and there is a conflict, so I try "git merge --abort" as usual, but it
> can not work... git tell me:
>
> fatal: There is no merge to abort (MERGE_HEAD missing).

Sounds like a bug to me; .git/MERGE_HEAD should be written.  That file
is created for me when I set up a simple octopus merge that has
conflicts.  Do you have a set of steps others can use to reproduce the
problem you are seeing?

  reply	other threads:[~2022-05-10  7:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-05-06  8:14 ZheNing Hu
2022-05-06 17:23 ` Christian Couder
2022-05-07  4:09   ` Elijah Newren
2022-05-07 18:37     ` Junio C Hamano
2022-05-08 14:44     ` ZheNing Hu
2022-05-10  7:07       ` Elijah Newren [this message]
2022-05-11 11:21         ` ZheNing Hu
2022-05-12 15:04           ` Elijah Newren
2022-05-12 15:39             ` Junio C Hamano
2022-05-13  5:15               ` Elijah Newren
2022-05-13 12:56                 ` Junio C Hamano
2022-05-19 13:15                 ` ZheNing Hu
2022-05-19 14:46                   ` Elijah Newren
2022-05-08 14:13   ` ZheNing Hu
2022-05-08 15:01 ` Carlo Marcelo Arenas Belón

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