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Re: CVS Merge vs SVN Merge - A newbie's story

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-08-05 21:13:29 CEST

Mike DeHaan <mikedehaan@gmail.com> wrote on 08/05/2005 02:57:01 PM:

> I've been using CVS now for quite some time and am recently
> considering switching to SVN. Currently there are a few issues
> standing in my way that hopefully someone will be able to make clear.
> My main issue is dealing with Subclipse's merge functionality. With
> CVS, a merge will pull up a view that looks much like a synchronize
> window (allowing me to pick and choose the changes I want merged).
> When I do a merge with subclipse, I don't get the window. Subclipse
> seems to do the merge as best it knows how, without my intervention.
> Am I mistaken in this behaviour? Is there a way to get a "CVS-style"
> Subversion 1.2.1
> Eclipse 3.0.2
> Subclipse 0.9.32

Subversion handles merging differently than CVS. I would suggest reading
the chapter on merging in the Subversion book.


Also, the Subclipse UI for merge is very similar to TortoiseSVN. Read
their help for the merge UI.



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