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Override the path for the given tool. This is useful in case
your tool is not in the PATH.
Specify the command to invoke the specified merge tool. The
specified command is evaluated in shell with the following
variables available: 'BASE' is the name of a temporary file
containing the common base of the files to be merged, if available;
'LOCAL' is the name of a temporary file containing the contents of
the file on the current branch; 'REMOTE' is the name of a temporary
file containing the contents of the file from the branch being
merged; 'MERGED' contains the name of the file to which the merge
tool should write the results of a successful merge.
For a custom merge command, specify whether the exit code of
the merge command can be used to determine whether the merge was
successful. If this is not set to true then the merge target file
timestamp is checked and the merge assumed to have been successful
if the file has been updated, otherwise the user is prompted to
indicate the success of the merge.
Older versions of `meld` do not support the `--output` option.
Git will attempt to detect whether `meld` supports `--output`
by inspecting the output of `meld --help`. Configuring
`mergetool.meld.hasOutput` will make Git skip these checks and
use the configured value instead. Setting `mergetool.meld.hasOutput`
to `true` tells Git to unconditionally use the `--output` option,
and `false` avoids using `--output`.
After performing a merge, the original file with conflict markers
can be saved as a file with a `.orig` extension. If this variable
is set to `false` then this file is not preserved. Defaults to
`true` (i.e. keep the backup files).
When invoking a custom merge tool, Git uses a set of temporary
files to pass to the tool. If the tool returns an error and this
variable is set to `true`, then these temporary files will be
preserved, otherwise they will be removed after the tool has
exited. Defaults to `false`.
Git writes temporary 'BASE', 'LOCAL', and 'REMOTE' versions of
conflicting files in the worktree by default. Git will attempt
to use a temporary directory for these files when set `true`.
Defaults to `false`.
Prompt before each invocation of the merge resolution program.