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I need help understanding a problem with merges

From: Assaf Stone <stoneas_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 05:46:43 -0700 (PDT)

Hi. I'm rather new to SVN, and came across a serious problem. I'm not
sure whether it's me, or SVN, or the tortoise.

I created a project, and added a trunk. In the trunk I added a text
file, with several lines of text.
I then branched to two branches: "A" and "B".

In "A". I added a few lines, and then from the trunk, I merged from
the trunk to "A". And it worked.

Then, in "B" I changed a few of the lines intially there.

When I attempted to catch up on the changes to the trunk (from "B" to
trunk, into "B"), I got an error "Skipped missing target". When I
diffed, I saw the changes to "B" removed, and the text in the trunk
(the new additions from "A") added.

What I expected to see was a file including all of the changes.

Is what I'm doing wrong? Am I doing it wrongly?

Thanks,
Assaf.

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