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git-merge-tree - Show three-way merge without touching index
git-merge-tree <base-tree> <branch1> <branch2>
Reads three treeish, and output trivial merge results and conflicting
stages to the standard output. This is similar to what three-way
read-tree -m does, but instead of storing the results in the index, the
command outputs the entries to the standard output.
This is meant to be used by higher level scripts to compute merge
results outside index, and stuff the results back into the index. For
this reason, the output from the command omits entries that match
Written by Linus Torvalds <email@example.com>
Documentation by Junio C Hamano and the git-list <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Part of the git(7) suite