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merge issue: Revision x doesn't match existing revision y in z

From: Reedick, Andrew <Andrew.Reedick_at_BellSouth.com>
Date: 2006-07-19 21:06:22 CEST

        Ok, the correct response to this is to use --ignore-ancestry.
However, the dir in question is buried towards the bottom of a large
tree. If I use --ignore-ancestry, 'svn merge' does a diff instead of a
merge, which can generate excessive merge conflicts.

        Question: Am I being overly worried about using
--ignore-ancestry? Does --ignore-ancestry only affect the merge/diff of
the file contents? Or does it impact the directory merging (the 'A'dds
and 'D'eletes reported by 'svn merge'.)

        Is there a better way to bit-slap 'svn merge' into allowing me
to skip the dir in question so I can finish the merge, and then clean up
the bad dir?

I've tried the following which didn't work:
        
http://www.reactos.org/wiki/index.php/Subversion#Svn_merge_says:_Revisio
n_X_doesn.27t_match_existing_revision_X_in_.27Y.27

fyi: mailing list reference:
        
http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?listName=users&msgNo=48902

This is with subversion 1.3.0 on solaris.

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