Consider two (distinct) octahedral diagrams i.e. diagrams mentioned in the octahedron axioms of triangulated categories (with four 'commutative triangular faces' and four 'distinguished triangular faces'). Is it true than one can extend to a morphism of such diagrams: 1. any morphism of one of the 'commutative faces' of the octahedron 2 any morphism of the pair of morphisms whose target is the upper vertex of the octahedron (i.e. a morphism of commutative triangles not lying on the faces of the octahedrons)?

Is there any text where I could look for various facts of this sort?

P.S. It seems that the answer is 'no' in general. Having a morphism of 'commutative faces', one can extend it to a morphism of three neighbouring 'triangulated faces'. Thus one obtains morphisms of each of six vertices. Yet (all possible) compositions of edges of the 'first' commutative triangles and the neigbouring distinguished faces do not yield all edges of the octahedron; two of the edges (in the 'lower hat') are missing.

Yet it would be very interesting to know which additional conditions are needed in order for the morphism of the octahedrons desired to exist. I would be deeply grateful for any comments!!