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Re: peculiar svn:mergeinfo

From: Joakim Tjernlund <joakim.tjernlund_at_transmode.se>
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 18:24:41 +0200

Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com> wrote on 2010/05/25 17:22:52:

> From: Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com>
>
> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 9:27 AM, Joakim Tjernlund
> <joakim.tjernlund_at_transmode.se> wrote:
> >

[SNIP]

> >
> > What is /trunk:r2-4* ? Should it be at all?
>
> Hi Joakim,
>
> That is what we usually call self-referential mergeinfo, i.e.
> mergeinfo that explicitly describes what is already part of a path's
> history. Typically it is harmless, though it is certainly needless
> "noise". I was unaware of this particular method of generating it;
> which certainly looks to be a bug.
>
> I replicated this with 1.6.12 and trunk. I will look into this shortly.

OK, thanks for the clarification.
Perhaps you have seen my other mail titled
"file externals fails to commit after merge" ?

That script generates extra mergeinfo where it should not.

 Jocke
Received on 2010-05-25 18:26:56 CEST

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