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Re: peculiar svn:mergeinfo

From: Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 14:04:06 -0400

On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 12:24 PM, Joakim Tjernlund
<joakim.tjernlund_at_transmode.se> wrote:
> 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.

Tracking this bug in http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3646

Paul
Received on 2010-05-26 20:04:41 CEST

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