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Documentation for git-fmt-merge-msg

Simple description. It appears to be mostly internal command, but hey, it
is (it seems) the only undocumented one, so let's fix it up...

Also add a note about it to git-merge documentation.

Signed-off-by: Petr Baudis <pasky@suse.cz>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>

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File Documentation/git-fmt-merge-msg.txt

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+git-fmt-merge-msg(1)
+====================
+
+NAME
+----
+git-fmt-merge-msg - Produce a merge commit message
+
+
+SYNOPSIS
+--------
+'git-fmt-merge-msg' <$GIT_DIR/FETCH_HEAD
+
+DESCRIPTION
+-----------
+Takes the list of merged objects on stdin and produces a suitable
+commit message to be used for the merge commit, usually to be
+passed as the '<merge-message>' argument of `git-merge`.
+
+This script is intended mostly for internal use by scripts
+automatically invoking `git-merge`.
+
+
+SEE ALSO
+--------
+gitlink:git-merge[1]
+
+
+Author
+------
+Written by Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
+
+Documentation
+--------------
+Documentation by Petr Baudis, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
+
+GIT
+---
+Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
+

File Documentation/git-merge.txt

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 	there is no `-s` option, built-in list of strategies is
 	used instead.
 
+<msg>::
+	The commit message to be used for the merge commit (in case
+	it is created). The `git-fmt-merge-msg` script can be used
+	to give a good default for automated `git-merge` invocations.
+
 <head>::
 	our branch head commit.
 
 	obviously means you are trying an Octopus.
 
 
+SEE ALSO
+--------
+gitlink:git-fmt-merge-msg[1]
+
+
 Author
 ------
 Written by Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>