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Re: Problem with merging a branch into trunk

From: Richard Phillips <raphillips_at_ntlworld.com>
Date: 2006-08-07 11:45:45 CEST

Richard Phillips <raphillips@...> writes:

> Hello all,
> I'm having a problem with merging a branch into the trunk and am hoping
> might be able to help. I have read the FAQs and the manual and have been
> unable to get anywhere.
> I have a trunk and from this I created a branch, purely for test. I modified
> one of the files in the branch, then committed it.
> I then attempted to use the merge facility, I right-clicked on the trunk,
> selected merge. I selected the branch I wanted to merge from in both dialog
> boxes and requested a merge from the HEAD to the version prior to the commit
> with the changes I wanted merged, as instructed by the help file.
> When I did a dry-run and when I did the merge for real, the dialog box
> the file I had changed as being merged, so everything looks fine.
> The problem is, the actual file in the trunk working folder doesn't get
> modified! Everything looks ok apart from the fact that nothing happens!
> I am using version on Windows XP Pro.
> Regards,
> Richard.

Erm, I have now solved this :-/

I posted after spending hours on this last Friday, as soon as I post, I find
out the problem immediately!

I was putting HEAD in the top selection and the revision number I wanted below,
it should have been the other way around.

Sorry if I've wasted anyone's time on this.


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