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Re: Masses and masses of tree-conflicts

From: John Dexter <jdxsolutions_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 12:59:07 +0100

On 28 March 2011 12:37, Andreas Stieger <andreas.stieger_at_gmx.de> wrote:

> On 28/03/2011 11:33, John Dexter wrote:
>
> > On 28 March 2011 12:25, John Dexter <jdxsolutions_at_googlemail.com
> > <mailto:jdxsolutions_at_googlemail.com>> wrote:
> >
> > The situation is:
> >
> > 1. I made changes in /trunk which were committed - fine
> > 2. I merged these changes into a branch and committed them to the
> > branch - fine
> > 3. I merge the branch into trunk - suddenly loads of the files in
> > question show as tree-conflicted
> >
> > I'm seeing tens or hundreds of them, not folders but individual
> > files. I don't know if it's a Tortoise issue or SVN itself but it's
> > really annoying and also reduces my trust in SVN not to do something
> > horrible to my important files!
> >
> > So any help understanding what it means, why it happens is
> > welcome... and of course advice on how to deal with it or stop it
> > happening.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > John.
> >
> >
> > In addition, I get genuine conflicts reported on files that have gone
> > through the same process. Meaning Tortoise is downloading 100Mb+ of art
> > resources it things are different, when all that's in the branch are a
> > few little changes to code files
>
>
> You are most certainly doing it wrong.
>
> Please read:
>
>
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn-book.html#svn.branchmerge.commonpatterns.feature
>
>
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn-book.html#svn.branchmerge.advanced.blockchanges
>
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn-book.html#svn.branchmerge.cherrypicking
>
>
> How did you "merge the branch into trunk"?
>
> Andreas
>
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DOH! I must have blindly used the wrong merge option by rote, instead of the
reintegrate option.

Thanks for saving me time fixing it all, I'll revert and re-merge properly!

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