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Merge pull request #3708 from PhilipOakley/die_preserve
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Update the die() preserve-merges messages to help some users
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dscho committed Feb 22, 2022
2 parents bfc55a2 + 1c8a36f commit 158a30d
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9 changes: 7 additions & 2 deletions builtin/rebase.c
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Expand Up @@ -1155,7 +1155,9 @@ int cmd_rebase(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
strbuf_addf(&buf, "%s/rewritten", merge_dir());
if (is_directory(buf.buf)) {
die("`rebase -p` is no longer supported");
die("`rebase --preserve-merges` (-p) is no longer supported.\n"
"You still have a `.git/rebase-merge/rewritten` directory, \n"
"indicating a `rebase preserve-merge` is still in progress.\n");
} else {
strbuf_addf(&buf, "%s/interactive", merge_dir());
Expand All @@ -1177,7 +1179,10 @@ int cmd_rebase(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
builtin_rebase_usage, 0);

if (preserve_merges_selected)
die(_("--preserve-merges was replaced by --rebase-merges"));
die(_("--preserve-merges was replaced by --rebase-merges\n"
"Also, check your `pull` configuration settings\n"
"`git config --show-scope --show-origin --get-regexp 'pull.*'`\n"
"which may also invoke this option."));

if (action != ACTION_NONE && total_argc != 2) {
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