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Re: Merging branches when directory structure has changed

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2008 01:39:36 -0600

On Mar 6, 2008, at 11:22, Angel Tsankov wrote:

> I have been working on a branch for quite a while. In the meantime the
> directory structure of the trunk has been changed (via
> TortoiseSVN's rename
> command, i.e. history has been preserved). Now I wonder if the
> changes in
> the branch can be merged to the proper files in trunk. What if the
> files (or
> directories) have been also renamed in the branch?

You will probably have great problems performing such a merge. My
advice is that if parallel development of trunk and branch(es) will
take place, no rearrangement / renaming should be taking place,
because of this problem.

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