When trying to merge two branches, there is a conflict in two absolutely identical files. The merge conflict cannot be resolved, the code is the same. How to get out of this situation? Thank
Sometime git 'discovers' a merge conflict even when both sides have identical code.
Your best option is to resolve the conflict locally within an IDE or via git command line.
Here is a really good tutorial from Atlassian - https://www.atlassian.com/git/tutorials/using-branches/merge-conflicts
If you choose to use git command line - assuming you want to merge `feature` into `develop` but encounter a merge conflict you can basically use the following commands
$ git checkout feature
$ git pull
$ git fetch origin develop
# this will update FETCH_HEAD to the latest commit of develop branch
$ git merge FETCH_HEAD
# the merge conflict will be reported here. follow the instructions in the tutorial. you need to edit the code in the affected files manually and save.
$ git add conflict.file1.ext conflict.file2.ext
$ git commit
$ git push
The create a pull request from `feature` to `develop` in Bitbucket - the merge will be trivial.
Good luck - let me know how you go
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