git-json-merge

a git merge driver for json files

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git-json-merge
A git merge driver that use xdiff to automatically resolve merge conflicts in json files. It also detects indentation automatically. This project was inspired by git-po-merge.
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Install

This can be done one of two ways, globally or per-project/directory:

Globally

Install:
npm install --global git-json-merge

Add to ~/.gitconfig:
[core]
    attributesfile = ~/.gitattributes
[merge "json"]
    name = custom merge driver for json files
    driver = git-json-merge %A %O %B

Create ~/.gitattributes:
*.json merge=json

Single project / directory

Install:
npm install git-json-merge --save-dev

Update git config:
git config merge.json.driver "$(npm bin)/git-json-merge %A %O %B"
git config merge.json.name "custom merge driver for json files"

Add the same .gitattributes where desired and commit. Note .gitattributes is only used after committed.
Helpful docs:
  • http://git-scm.com/docs/gitattributes#definingacustommergedriver
  • http://stackoverflow.com/questions/28026767/where-should-i-place-my-global-gitattributes-file

Thanks:
  • https://gist.github.com/mezis/1605647
  • http://stackoverflow.com/questions/16214067/wheres-the-3-way-git-merge-driver-for-po-gettext-files