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Re: Re: Why is --reintegrate needed for svn 1.5 merging?

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 11:14:27 -0400

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Giulio Troccoli
<Giulio.Troccoli_at_uk.linedata.com> wrote:
> I hope this does not mean that you must have trunk, but instead
> Subversion will use the place where the branch was, well, branched off
> from.
> For example, if I create the branch with
> svn copy http://myserver/path/to/dir1 path/to/dir2
> And then I use
> svn merge --reintegrate http://myserver/path/to/dir2
> Subversion will do the same as
> svn merge http://myserver/path/to/dir1@LAST-REV
> http://myserver/path/to/dir2
> Am I right?

Yes. trunk, branches and tags are just conventions that we as users
can use to organize our work. The names do not have any special
meaning within Subversion. The ancestry of the item is used to
determine the path.

Mark Phippard
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