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Re: Bogus conlicts with Test merge

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 21:57:45 +0100

Wolf Peuker wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> today I wanted to merge a whole developer branch into the trunk. Some
> revisions from this branch I decided to skip as a result of analysis of
> possible conflicts. That's why I had a list of revision ranges.
> Nevertheless, when I started the /Test merge/, I got a list of crazy
> conflicts. I was shocked but curious if I could resolve them, and I
> decided to /Merge/. Now the surprise happened: no conflicts at all!
>
> Although I'm very happy now, is this behavior well-known, is it tsvn or
> svn stuff, and shouln't it be mentioned in the TortoiseSVN help?

That's a well known issue. The 'test merge' doesn't really do the merge
but only checks which files *might* get a conflict.

Stefan

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