Merge Tool by File Type with Support for UnityYAMLMerge

Currently, there is only support for a single merge tool, which does not cater for different file types. As we work with Unity, for *.asset and *.prefab files Unity provide a UnityYAMLMerge.exe application to perform smart merges. This, of course, doesn't work for merges of code files.

If I follow the Unity docs ( and add their app to the .gitconfig, then GitKraken fails to find any repositories, so I now have to use SourceTree to perform merges when there are conflicts with asset and prefab files, in order to use the tool.

It would be a very useful and powerful feature to keep the `External Merge Tool` as the default choice, but to also allow the definition of file-type / content-type specific merge tools for special circumstances, where alternative tools exist.

Under consideration Suggested by: Richard Coleman Upvoted: 07 Sep Comments: 3

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