On Sat, Nov 12, 2011 at 9:14 PM, tombert <tomb...@live.at> wrote:
> Interesting - but I found this explanation in the manual:
> --merge When switching branches, if you have local modifications to
> one or more files that are different between the current branch and
> the branch to which you are switching, the command refuses to switch
> branches in order to preserve your modifications in context.
> (see http://schacon.github.com/git/git-checkout.html)
> So in my opinion it should have refused to switch branches!?

Look again at the steps.  There were no commits after the one branch
was made from the other, so there can't have been any files that were
different between the two branches.

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