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Merging not working correctly

From: mal content <artifact.one_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2006-05-07 22:47:00 CEST


I'm having difficulty doing a merge.

I have a project trunk and one branch:


I am following this link as a basic guide:


I go into the project trunk:

  $ cd trunk
  $ svn status
  $ svn up
  At revision 156.
  $ svn log --stop-on-copy file:///source/cland/cpject/branches/multidir
  r156 | mzero | 2006-05-07 21:09:26 +0100 (Sun, 07 May 2006) | 3 lines

  final update, see CHANGES for details.
  (rest of log removed)

The multidir branch was created at revision 135. I am attempting to
merge the multidir branch into the (completely untouched since the
branch) trunk.

Now the problem I am having is that certain files just don't want to
be merged and I don't know why. There have definitely been changes
committed between the trunk and the branch:

  (still in trunk)
  $ svn log cpj-gentarg.c
  r132 | mzero | 2006-05-05 11:33:28 +0100 (Fri, 05 May 2006) | 3 lines

  basic input

  $ svn log file:///source/cland/cpject/branches/multidir/cpj-gentarg.c
  r135 | mzero | 2006-05-07 09:56:57 +0100 (Sun, 07 May 2006) | 3 lines

  squashed target bug (see CHANGES)

Even a simple diff shows:

  $ diff cpj-gentarg.c ../branches/multidir/cpj-gentarg.c
  < if (flag_chdir)
  < if (fchdir(fd) == -1) syserr_warn2sys(progname, ": warn: fchdir: ");
  < return 112;

Now, to attempt the merge the entire multidir branch into the trunk:

  $ svn merge --dry-run -r135:HEAD file:///source/cland/cpject/branches/multidir
  (lots of files snipped)

There is absolutely no mention of cpj-gentarg.c in the merge output!
Why is this?

Perhaps I'm doing something incredibly wrong. Any help would be appreciated.

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