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Re: Summary of discussions that occured on issue 2897 -Part 2 (Folker's concern over mergeinfo)

From: Folker Schamel <schamel23_at_spinor.com>
Date: 2007-12-09 14:00:25 CET

Kamesh Jayachandran wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Attached test4.sh represents the problem raised by Folker on mergeinfo
> scheme at
> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=dev&msgNo=133164.
>
> In the example given by Folker ,
>
> <snip on working copy after execution of above script>
> [kamesh@kamesh tmp]$ /home/kamesh/issue-2897-fix/bin/svn pl -v
> wc/repos/trunk
> Properties on 'wc/repos/trunk':
> svn:mergeinfo : /release:2-8
> /stable:3-9
> [kamesh@kamesh tmp]$ /home/kamesh/issue-2897-fix/bin/svn pl -v
> wc/repos/feature/
> Properties on 'wc/repos/feature':
> svn:mergeinfo : /release:2-8
> /stable:3-10
> </snip>
>
> $SVN merge file:///tmp/repos/trunk feature
>
> Here 'feature' has no *direct* mergeinfo from '/trunk' and hence does
> not bother about avoiding repeat merge.
>
> What we need to do is find the common-mergeinfo between merge source and
> target and find the reflections on those common revs *treat those
> reflections* specially by extracting the *non reflective changes out of
> them.*.

This and your comments in your previous email all look very plausible to me.
You seem to think basically about the same problems I was thinking about.

But trying to understand you last sentence:
What are the "non reflective changes out of them" in this particular case?

Cheers,
Folker

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