Using git rerere to merge known conflicts
While working on a feature branch, you probably like to merge daily or maybe more often, but often when you work on long-living feature branches, you end up in a situation where you have the same conflict occurring repeatedly.
Here, you can use
git rerere which stands for reuse recorded resolution. Git
rerere is not enabled by default but can be enabled with the following command:
$ git config rerere.enabled true
You can configure it globally by adding
--global to the
git config command.
How to do it…
Perform the following steps to merge the known conflicts:
- In the
jgitrepository folder, start by checking out a branch that tracks
git checkout -b rerereExample --track origin/stable-2.2 ...