Commit 07924d4 (diff: Introduce --diff-algorithm command line option 2013-01-16) added diff-algorithm as a parameter to the recursive merge strategy but did not document it. Do so.
Signed-off-by: John Keeping <j...@keeping.me.uk> --- Documentation/merge-strategies.txt | 6 ++++++ 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+) diff --git a/Documentation/merge-strategies.txt b/Documentation/merge-strategies.txt index 66db802..49a9a7d 100644 --- a/Documentation/merge-strategies.txt +++ b/Documentation/merge-strategies.txt @@ -48,6 +48,12 @@ patience;; this when the branches to be merged have diverged wildly. See also linkgit:git-diff `--patience`. +diff-algorithm=[patience|minimal|histogram|myers];; + Tells 'merge-recursive' to use a different diff algorithm, which + can help avoid mismerges that occur due to unimportant matching + lines (such as braces from distinct functions). See also + linkgit:git-diff `--diff-algorithm`. + ignore-space-change;; ignore-all-space;; ignore-space-at-eol;; -- 184.108.40.2060.gf023cfe -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html