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Re: svnmerge.py

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2006-08-17 19:15:27 CEST

Jamie Wellnitz wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 03:24:16PM +0200, Chris.Fouts@qimonda.com wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Blair Zajac [mailto:blair@orcaware.com]
>>> Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2006 5:52 PM
>>> To: Fouts Christopher (QNA RTP PT PREV)
>>> Cc: Jamie.Wellnitz@emulex.com; users@subversion.tigris.org
>>> Subject: Re: svnmerge.py
>>> Chris.Fouts@qimonda.com wrote:
>>>> I get...
>>>> svnmerge: no integration info available for repository path
>>>> "/branches/cf"
>>>> Here's what I did.
>>>> Merge from trunk to branch
>>>>> cd to branch top dir
>>>>> svnmerge init
>>>>> svnmerge merge (merged from trunk)
>>>>> svn commit
>>>>> (Modify branch file)
>>>>> svn commit
>>>> Merge from branch to trunk
>>>>> cd to trunk top dir
>>>>> svnmerge init /myrepos/trunk
>>> You're telling init to merge changes from trunk back to itself.
>>> You need to tell it to merge from the branch and you'll need
>>> the -r command line option to tell it which revisions have
>>> "already been merged over". Here, you'll want to use 1-N,
>>> where N is the revision that the branch was created at.
>>> You should revert the commits in your trunk with the svnmerge
>>> init command.
>>> Also, before committing, I suggest doing a diff to see exactly
>>> what changes svnmerge.py is making to your . directory and see
>>> if it makes sense.
>>> Regards,
>>> Blair
>> I was under the impression svnmerge helped rid the need for
>> revision numbers. Oh well...
> In simple cases svnmerge.py can hide the revision numbers. If you
> have a fairly simple merge problem:
> /-----+------+-----+--------> branch
> / \ \ \
> ----+---------*------*-----*------> trunk
> If you run "svnmerge.py init -S branch" on the trunk (and commit the
> change) just after creating the branch (wich "svn copy"), each of the
> periodic branch -> trunk merges shown should just be:

svnmerge.py init doesn't take -S as an argument. You just pass the source URL
as the last argument:

$ svnmerge help init
usage: svnmerge init [OPTION...] [HEAD]


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