Git Merging FAQs

git merge is frequently used during development of projects managed by git. There are many common questions about git merge and I find most are solved and discussed on StackOverflow. Here, I summarize useful ones so that others who want to learn git merge need to do the search again.

Merge, rebase, fast forward and conflicts

Merge dryrun

Undo a merge

Selective merge

Entirely replace a branch

Eric Zhiqiang Ma

Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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