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Re: Useless explicit mergeinfo records

From: Peter Wemm <peter_at_wemm.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 11:24:15 -0700

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 2:22 AM, Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org> wrote:
> On 2008-08-27 17:00:26 +0400, Danil Shopyrin wrote:
>> 1) Merge touches all files with explicit mergeinfo even if content of
>> these files isn't touched by merged revisions. This can result in
>> inability to commit changes after merge.
> Yes, I noted this problem in the users ML:
> "svn merge" scans the whole wc and deletes svn:mergeinfo properties
> This is really annoying. Even if there are technical reasons, this
> should be regarded as a bug IMHO.

Not only that, but it is horribly slow due to the wc. 20-30 minutes
to do a merge operation really messed with our plans.

Peter Wemm - peter_at_wemm.org; peter_at_FreeBSD.org; peter_at_yahoo-inc.com; KI6FJV
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