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Re: Merging displays different information

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2008 17:41:07 +0200

farlin wrote:
> Dear All,
> We have been using 1.4 version of tortoise for maintaining our
> repository version for a while now. Recently we also have upgraded the
> client side to use 1.5.2, and may I say I just love the new interface.
> I have a question though, while merging does the merging technique in
> CLI differs from the merging technique at GUI? I have tried a merge
> between trunk and branch and CLI provides a different reading in the
> merge log to that of GUI's log.
> CLI reported : 13 conflicts, 3 deleted, 27 added and 10 skipped.
> GUI reported : 2 conflicts, 1 deleted, 38 added and 10 skipped.
> However, when we checked the outcome, we got same number of conflict
> output. There was actually 13 conflicted files.

Ups, thanks for the report.
Fixed in r13657.

> Here are my questions:
> 1. Does GUI's default setting ignores anything, why was it catching
> conflicts and marking them as ADD?
> 2. what is the proper CLI imitation command for the GUI's default
> merge settings?
> 3. How can I make sure both replies same way, because we would require
> merging code very frequently and we do not wish to spend too much time
> worrying about the merger.

The bug is only in the progress dialog, showing the wrong information.
Nothing to worry about: the merge is not affected and finishes correctly.


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Received on 2008-08-07 17:41:25 CEST

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