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Re: Weird conflicts for no reason

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2008 21:45:46 +0200

Robert Dailey wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 3:19 AM, Simon Large
> <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com
> <mailto:simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>> wrote:
>
> 2008/10/10 Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com
> <mailto:rcdailey_at_gmail.com>>:
> > Hey Stefan,
> >
> > I realize this is a question for the Subversion mailing list but I was
> > curious as to what you thought about it first.
> >
> > Have you ever created a feature branch, kept it up to date, and
> then got
> > ready to merge it back to trunk and you get random file conflicts? The
> > conflicts usually conflict the entire file, and viewing the conflicts
> > through TortoiseMerge doesn't show any conflict. You actually have
> to open
> > the file manually and look at the position of the <<<<<<<<<<<< and
> >>>>>>>>>
> > symbols to see the conflicted areas. When I merge the feature
> branch back to
> > trunk, I use the bottom of the 3 merge options in the merge dialog.
> >
> > Note that I'm using the latest nightly build, and I'm not sure
> what version
> > of SVN that it is using. The conflicts I'm getting should never
> happen,
> > since they are exactly the same content-wise in the feature branch
> as they
> > are in the trunk. Just wondering if you've seen this issue.
>
> Most likely the line endings have changed. There is an option in
> TMerge to show line endings, and to include line-endings in the diff.
> If this turns out to be the problem, make sure you set svn:eol-style
> to avoid it.
>
>
> I did as you instructed and enabled line endings in TortoiseMerge.
> However, it is still not showing any differences. Note that I right
> click conflicted items with the merge progress dialog still up (but
> completed) and select "Edit Conflicts" from there.

Can you edit the conflicts directly from explorer? Or does that now work
either?
I would need some recipe on how to reproduce this though, I can't just
try merge after merge after merge until I get such a conflict :)

Stefan

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