Nice. Many thanks. I'll give it a try and inform here..
Em quinta-feira, 4 de agosto de 2016 13:15:57 UTC-3, Konstantin Khomoutov
> On Thu, 4 Aug 2016 08:33:57 -0700 (PDT)
> > I am a PhD candidate researching about merge tools and doing
> > experiments with git and github.
> > I know that when the *git merge* command fails in presence of
> > conflicts, it is possible to invoke external merge tools through the
> > command* git mergetool* to resolve conflicts.
> > I was wondering if is that possible to set the *git merge* command to
> > call the external merge tool directly, in any situation, not only
> > when there are conflicts.
> > More specifically, as far as I know, the workflow is:
> > 1. call "git merge"
> > 2. if there is conflict, call "git mergetool" to invoke an
> > external merge tool
> > What I want is:
> > 1. call "git merge" to invoke an external merge tool
> > Is that possible? If so, how?
> Supposedly yes -- via the so called "git attributes"
> (run `git help attributes` to see the manual page).
> One of the supported attributes is the "merge driver" which might be
> set to a program to be invoked to perform a merge.
> I don't know if it's possible (or has any sense) to invoke an
> interactive application through this mechanics, though.
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