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Re: Bogus mergeinfo in trunk

From: Prabhu Gnana Sundar <prabhugs_at_collab.net>
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2011 21:28:50 +0530

On Tuesday 02 August 2011 09:11 PM, Philip Martin wrote:
> Prabhu Gnana Sundar<prabhugs_at_collab.net> writes:
>
>> I was in the process of writing a script which would record the
>> mergeinfo and see if there are any bogus mergeinfos.
>> When I ran my script against our trunk source I was able to see the
>> following error:
>>
>> <snip>
>> svn.core.SubversionException:
>> ("'/repos/asf/!svn/bc/1072301/subversion/trunk/subversion/libsvn_subr/svn_temp_serializer.c'
>> path not found", 160013)
>> </snip>
>>
>> By looking at the logs and further investigation, it was clear that
>> there is a bogus mergeinfo at revision "1081136".
>> I guess we need to remove/rectify the bogus mergeinfo.
> r1081136 was some sort of --record-only merge that just modified
> mergeinfo. The trunk mergeinfo change matches the log message:
That exactly is right...

> Modified: svn:mergeinfo
> Merged /subversion/branches/performance:r992904,1029230,1067697-1078365
>
> but there are subtree mergeinfo changes that are harder to understand.
> For subversion/libsvn_subr/svn_temp_serializer.c the change is:
>
> Added: svn:mergeinfo
> Merged /subversion/trunk/subversion/libsvn_subr/svn_temp_serializer.c:r1067687-1072301
>
> which refers to trunk not branches/performance, I don't think that is
> correct. svn_temp_serializer.c didn't exist on trunk before 1072303, it
> was created on the performance branch and merged/copied to trunk in
> 1072303, so that may be what caused the error.
I tried to replicate the same scenario in my dev box, yet could not
bring this suspicious mergeinfo
in place.
I have even tried to merge the "trunk" instead of the "performance"
branch. So this seems like some
sort of manually set property.
> For subversion/libsvn_subr/adler32.c the change is:
>
> Modified: svn:mergeinfo
> Merged /subversion/branches/performance/subversion/libsvn_subr/adler32.c:r1067697-1078365
>
> which does refer to the branch but doesn't have the two early revisions
> 992904 and 1029230. adler32.c didn't exist in libsvn_subr before
> r1054277 when it was copied from libsvn_diff.
>
> Stefan, can you recall how you did this merge?
>

Prabhu
Received on 2011-08-02 17:59:25 CEST

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