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Re: [TSVN] Merging from deleted branch to trunk

From: Roel Harbers <roel_at_roelharbers.nl>
Date: 2005-01-19 17:36:32 CET

SteveKing wrote:
> Roel Harbers wrote:
>> I want to merge changes from a branch that doesn't exist anymore to my
>> trunk wc. So, I use the branch url as From, set the 'From Revision' to
>> the start of the branch (1350), check 'Use "From:" URL', and set 'To
>> Revision' to the last revision where the branch still existed (1359).
>> I now get a 'path svn://server/repo/branches/v1.1RC doesn't exist in
>> revision 1397' (1397 being HEAD)
> Oops! That one has been present since the first 1.1.0 release. Why
> hasn't this bug been discovered much earlier?

I actually found it some weeks ago, but on a rather busy deadline day,
and it slipped my mind, so excuse me for not filing it earlier ;)

>> I suspect tsvn does the equivalent of:
>> "svn merge -r1350:1359 svn://server/repo/branches/v1.1RC"
>> while it should do
>> "svn merge -r1350:1359 svn://server/repo/branches/v1.1RC_at_1350"
>> or
>> "svn merge svn://server/repo/branches/v1.1RC_at_1350
>> svn://server/repo/branches/v1.1RC_at_1359"
>> (both of which succeed from the command line)
>> I tried it with 'Use "From:" URL' unchecked too (and the To url set to
>> the same branch url), but that failed too, with the same error.
>> TSVN v1.1.2 Build 2482 UNICODE (that's the 1.1.3 release candidate,
>> right?)
> You're right. The peg revision was set to HEAD.
> Fixed in revision 2486 and backported to 1.1.3.

Thanks a lot.

Roel Harbers

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