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Bug report: git freezes when `git mergetool` crashes

I am using vimdiff as my merge tool. Unfortunately, vim(diff) crashed
and it froze my terminal completely, so I had to kill git. That was
kinda painful since I lost some of the work I did.

My expectation is that git should be able to recover from mergetool crash.

I'm actually unsure if git can actually do something about this.
Please let me know whether I should report this at vimdiff.

My environment is:

Fedora 29

Related bug report: https://github.com/rebase-helper/rebase-helper/issues/564