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Re: Spurious file deletions with reintegrate merge

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 11:48:18 -0800

On Jan 30, 2008 9:55 AM, David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net> wrote:
> On Jan 30, 2008 8:00 AM, Kamesh Jayachandran <kamesh_at_collab.net> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I found one case where --reintegrate deletes a file where it should not.
> >
> > a)Create a /trunk and /trunk/tfile.txt in r1.
> > b)copy /trunk /fb in r2
> > c)Add /fb/bfile.txt in r3
> > d)delete /trunk/tfile.txt in r4
> > e)merge /trunk to /fb and commit it in r5
> > f)add /trunk/tfile.txt in r6
> > g)merge /fb $trunk_wc --reintegrate
> >
> > g) should only add 'bfile.txt'. But g) removes 'tfile.txt' and adds
> > 'bfile.txt'.
>
> Thanks for the catch, Kamesh. I attached a shell script that reproduces this.
>
> It looks like it's doing a
>
> $ svn merge $URL/trunk_at_3 $URL/branches/fb .
> instead of
> $ svn merge $URL/trunk_at_4 $URL/branches/fb .

Worse, it's actually choosing trunk_at_6. Grr, that doesn't make any sense.

--dave

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David Glasser | glasser@davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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