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Re: Advice Needed: Merging Branch back into Trunk

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2003-04-01 22:04:45 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:

> $ svn co http://.../trunk
> $ svn merge http://.../branch@X http://.../branch@Y .
> $ svn commit
> X is the revision in which /branch was first created, and Y is
> typically HEAD.
> If you repeat this merge later on, you have to be careful not to
> remerge changes that were applied already.

OK so far.

> You need to compare /branch@(Y+1) with /branch@HEAD.

That's not right, it will miss any @Y to @(Y+1) change. If the first
merge is @X to @Y, the next merge should be @Y to @Z.

Philip Martin
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Received on Tue Apr 1 22:05:33 2003

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