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RE: svn merge lies?

From: Reedick, Andrew <Andrew.Reedick_at_BellSouth.com>
Date: 2006-07-12 00:30:37 CEST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rooneg@gmail.com [mailto:rooneg@gmail.com] On Behalf Of
> Garrett Rooney
> You might want to try out the 1.4.x branch
> (release candidate coming real soon now!) and see if it fixes the
> issue.
> -garrett

Ugh, I was right for at least 1.3.0. I'll have to check on 1.4 later.

It is an evil_twin/add+delete problem:
        Create trunk.
        Branch from trunk
        'svn add' foo.java to trunk
        'svn add' foo.java to branch
        Merge branch to trunk
                a) 'svn merge' outputs an 'A' to represent the object
                b) does a merge conflict (since the file contents of the
objects are different)

> If you can find a simple reproduction recipie that would be great...

Create a test repository and run this script:

## change me!!

## Create trunk, and create branch from trunk
svn mkdir -m "created trunk" $URL/trunk
svn copy -m "copied branch" $URL/trunk $URL/branch

## Create a workspace
svn co $URL test
cd test

## Create trunk version of foo.java
echo "This is the trunk" > trunk/foo.java
svn add trunk/foo.java
svn commit -m "added trunk/foo.java"

svn update

## Create branch version of foo.java
echo "This is the branch" > branch/foo.java
svn add branch/foo.java
svn commit -m "added branch/foo.java"

svn update

## Do the merge. Merge from branch to trunk.
cd ..
svn co $URL/trunk merge

cd merge

## Find out where we're merging from
svn log -v --stop-on-copy $URL/trunk

svn log -v --stop-on-copy $URL/branch

svn merge -r 2:4 $URL/branch

svn status

Sample Output:

/tmp/andrew/bug/merge:svn merge -r 2:4 svn://server/repos/branch
A foo.java

/tmp/andrew/bug/merge:svn status
? foo.java.merge-right.r4
? foo.java.working
? foo.java.merge-left.r0
C foo.java


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