Change git merge commit message

Hi,
how can I change the git merge commit message?

I recently updated my IDE (PHPStorm) and before merge commit messages where always like

"Merge remote tracking branch 'origin/master' into myFeature"
and now its like

"Merge branch 'origin/master'"

So I now have less information, which I liked before. How to change that back?

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Hi Sebastian,

AFAIR, this message is generated by Git itself, not by the IDE, isn't it? You can check it by performing merge in the command line.

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Hi Kirill,

thanks for your answer. I did set

merge.branchdesc = true

in my git config, now it's working as before.

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