Merge a branch and create a merge commit

Isabelle Viktoria Maciohsek · Git, Repository, Branch · Apr 13, 2021

Merges a branch into the current branch, creating a merge commit.

  • Use git checkout <target-branch> to switch to the branch into which you want to merge.
  • Use git merge --no-ff -m <message> <source-branch> to merge a branch into the current branch, creating a merge commit with the specified <message>.
git checkout <target-branch>
git merge --no-ff -m <message> <source-branch>
git checkout master
git merge --no-ff -m "Merge patch-1" patch-1
# Merges the `patch-1` branch into `master` and creates a commit
# with the message "Merge patch-1"

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