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Problem to avoid automatic merges during updates

From: Schreiner Matthias <Matthias.Schreiner_at_alcatel-lucent.de>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 07:47:47 +0100

Hi all,

We have here some problems with the automatic merge during updates. For unshared files, we used the property: svn:need_lock.
But for the other files we would like to disable the merge, and do it by hand.
I found 2 ways in the web, how to do this (none of them are working).

1) "Create a batch file (eg. C:\FALSE.BAT) which contains the single line @exit 1
TortoiseSVN->Settings->Edit subversion config file. Uncomment the [helpers] section Add a diff-cmd setting: diff-cmd = c:\false.bat
That will cause all automatic merges to fail and force your working copy into the conflicted state, and will generate the different files you want.
Because this is a subversion config, it should affect all SVN clients including TSVN and Subclipse. It is global to your PC, not per-repository."

2) change the property of the files to an binary file (I found the property "executable", and tried this).

But the behaviour is the same,... no error, no warning, files are merged as before !!!!!!!

We are using TSVN 1.5.5 on SVN 1.5.4

Can anyone help us ?

Thanks a lot



Matthias Schreiner Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
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Received on 2008-10-29 07:48:06 CET

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