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Re: trunk client fails during conflict resolution

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:08:36 +0200

On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 04:36:27PM -0700, Alexey Neyman wrote:
> On 10/18/2016 02:02 PM, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 01:42:40PM -0700, Alexey Neyman wrote:
> > > I just found what made it consider this directory different: it had build
> > > artifacts (*.o, *.d, etc) in that directory - once I ran 'make clean' prior
> > > to merge, the merge proceeded smoothly. Does the client consider unversioned
> > > files when comparing the directories?
> > I could reproduce this with unversioned artifacts in the directory and
> > without. It seems accepting the deletion of a directoy was broken in
> > general. The change I just committed in r1765506 fixes the problem here
> > Can you confirm?
> Yes, directory deletion is accepted if I choose (a) and merge completes
> successfully.
>
> My point of mentioning the build artifacts was that without build artifact
> there is no conflict to begin with. So the question was, why does a presence
> of unversioned files in <dir> affect the tree conflict detection?
>
> Regards,
> Alexey.

Ah, I see what you mean now.
Well, that's a matter of continous debate. Some developers think it should,
and some don't. Some times detection was implemented one way or the other.
I think that's a problem but it's not a high priority one.
Received on 2016-10-19 09:09:50 CEST

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