On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 02:12:32PM -0400, Phil Hord wrote:

> >> (develop)>$ git merge widget_twitter
> >> Merge made by the 'recursive' strategy.
> >>  .../code/community/Dnd/Magentweet/Model/User.php   |    3 ++-
> >>  1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> >
> > Whereas here you do, and you get a diffstat.
> >
> > When you are in the middle of an uncompleted merge and want to know what
> > is happening, you should look at the index using "git status" (to get an
> > overview of what is ready to be committed and what is unmerged), "git
> > diff --cached" (to see what was automatically merged and is ready for
> > commit), and "git diff" (to see conflicted entries that still need to be
> > resolved).
> I think he is looking for this bit
>     "Merge made by the 'recursive' strategy."
> But he is seeing this instead:
>     "Automatic merge went well; stopped before committing as requested"
> Should the "what happened" output be silenced on --no-commit?

Ah. Yeah, we should not print "Merge made by the..." because we did not
make a merge (and that message is part of the process to update the
ref). But in verbose mode, we could probably say more about the on-going
process (like which strategies we are trying). Patches welcome.

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