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Re: "Merge with ancestry" message

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-19 08:52:55 CEST

Alexander Klenin wrote:
> TortoiseSVN 1.4.3, Build 9436 - 32 Bit -dev
>
> In a "Merge finished" dialog, if one of the revisions was also a merge,
> instead of usual "merged filename.txt", the line of the following kind
> appears:
>
> Command: Merging
> svn://vpserver/insight/branches/Service516/smolin_terentyev_68811 from
> revision 90843 to 90860 into W:\516, respecting ancestry
>
> Where "Command" part is displayed under "Action" column,
> and the rest of the message -- under "Path" column.
> Although I understand what happened, this displaying method seems
> non-intuitive.
>
> I have no concrete proposal, because I do not know full range of
> possible merge messages,
> but at least "Action" column should still display "Merge" or "Update",
> not "Command", and "Path" column should either display path only or be
> renamed to "Path and extra info" or some such.

What you see there isn't the output of the merge itself. I guess the
merge you tried didn't touch/change any files at all.
The line "Command: ..." is added by TSVN before some commands you
execute, showing you exactly what command and which parameters it used.
See issue #348 for details:
http://issues.tortoisesvn.net/?do=details&task_id=348

Stefan

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