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Merges two branches using the squash merge strategy.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--repository-name <value>
--source-commit-specifier <value>
--destination-commit-specifier <value>
[--target-branch <value>]
[--conflict-detail-level <value>]
[--conflict-resolution-strategy <value>]
[--author-name <value>]
[--email <value>]
[--commit-message <value>]
[--keep-empty-folders | --no-keep-empty-folders]
[--conflict-resolution <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--repository-name (string)

The name of the repository where you want to merge two branches.

--source-commit-specifier (string)

The branch, tag, HEAD, or other fully qualified reference used to identify a commit (for example, a branch name or a full commit ID).

--destination-commit-specifier (string)

The branch, tag, HEAD, or other fully qualified reference used to identify a commit (for example, a branch name or a full commit ID).

--target-branch (string)

The branch where the merge is applied.

--conflict-detail-level (string)

The level of conflict detail to use. If unspecified, the default FILE_LEVEL is used, which returns a not-mergeable result if the same file has differences in both branches. If LINE_LEVEL is specified, a conflict is considered not mergeable if the same file in both branches has differences on the same line.

Possible values:


--conflict-resolution-strategy (string)

Specifies which branch to use when resolving conflicts, or whether to attempt automatically merging two versions of a file. The default is NONE, which requires any conflicts to be resolved manually before the merge operation is successful.

Possible values:

  • NONE

--author-name (string)

The name of the author who created the commit. This information is used as both the author and committer for the commit.

--email (string)

The email address of the person merging the branches. This information is used in the commit information for the merge.

--commit-message (string)

The commit message for the merge.

--keep-empty-folders | --no-keep-empty-folders (boolean)

If the commit contains deletions, whether to keep a folder or folder structure if the changes leave the folders empty. If this is specified as true, a .gitkeep file is created for empty folders. The default is false.

--conflict-resolution (structure)

If AUTOMERGE is the conflict resolution strategy, a list of inputs to use when resolving conflicts during a merge.

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "replaceContents": [
      "filePath": "string",
      "content": blob,
      "fileMode": "EXECUTABLE"|"NORMAL"|"SYMLINK"
  "deleteFiles": [
      "filePath": "string"
  "setFileModes": [
      "filePath": "string",
      "fileMode": "EXECUTABLE"|"NORMAL"|"SYMLINK"

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


To merge two branches using the squash merge strategy

The following merge-branches-by-squash example merges the specified source branch with the specified destination branch in a repository named MyDemoRepo.

aws codecommit merge-branches-by-squash \
    --source-commit-specifier bugfix-bug1234 \
    --destination-commit-specifier bugfix-bug1233 \
    --author-name "Maria Garcia" \
    --email "" \
    --commit-message "Merging two fix branches to prepare for a general patch." \
    --repository-name MyDemoRepo


    "commitId": "4f178133EXAMPLE",
    "treeId": "389765daEXAMPLE"

For more information, see Compare and Merge Branches in the AWS CodeCommit User Guide.


commitId -> (string)

The commit ID of the merge in the destination or target branch.

treeId -> (string)

The tree ID of the merge in the destination or target branch.