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Is there a clever way to get rid of all the `*-lock_BASE_*` and `*-lock-REMOTE_*` and `*.orig*` etc files that emerge while merging things in git? Without removing other untracked files...?

I think I'm looking for something like a `git merge --cleanup`

@mascha
I remember bad times with svn…
You may want to have a look at git stash: git-scm.com/docs/git-stash

For your current problem, you could combine find and rm, but create a backup first :D

@flukdipudl @mascha no need for rm, just add the -delete option. Should be safe as long as you do a dry run without the -delete flag and make sure you don't pick up any files you don't want to delete.

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