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

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NAME

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

SYNOPSIS

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

DESCRIPTION

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 tools.
 
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

get_merge_tool
returns a merge tool.
get_merge_tool_cmd
returns the custom command for a merge tool.
get_merge_tool_path
returns the custom path for a merge tool.
run_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

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08/07/2017 Git 2.14.0