Issue #8357 resolved

"Unable to merge" error when trying to merge a pull request

created an issue

Received the following error message when trying to merge a pull request (see attached screenshot):

Unable to merge
An error occurred saving this pull request


  • two repositories exist: Parent and Child (cloned from Parent)
  • pull request created by Child repository
  • go to Parent repository
  • attempt to merge pull request
  • RESULT: process for about 5 minutes then receive error message stated above
  • EXPECTED: merge completes and no errors


  • pull request contains two commits that were stripped from the child repository
  • may be related to #8283

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