Cannot find the 'MERGE' option into KDevPlatform VCS support source code.

Aleix Pol aleixpol at
Mon Feb 1 11:41:37 UTC 2016

On Sun, Jan 31, 2016 at 12:59 AM, Carlos Nihelton
<carlosnsoliveira at> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm used to setup git as VCS for my projects and I started to use KDevelop a
> few months ago. When I want to merge two different branches in my code base I
> always do by hand, because I couldn't find a 'merge' option in KDevelop branch
> manager.
> Today I decided to dig into KDevPlatform source code to see if I made any
> mistake when I compiled KDevelop 4.90.91 and I still couldn't find anything
> related to merging branches in the code.
> Did I miss anything? Should this 'merge' option exist? Or was it never
> considered an option?
> I wrote something quickly just to perform basic merging, without further
> checks. But I got curious why this is not considered even in vcs/interfaces/
> ibranchingversioncontrol.h

Hi Carlos,
It could be included.  You can try to get it in
vcs/dvcs/ui/branchmanager.cpp, it already
has some of the functionalities, it can probably use a merge as well.


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