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Re: Cleanup merge-info in source

From: Tyler Roscoe <tyler_at_cryptio.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 09:12:29 -0700

On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 07:16:39PM +0800, Adrian Shum wrote:
> Whenever I did some cherry-picking
> merge from trunk to Rel-1.0, there are always a lot of files (other than
> those merged file) being committed to Rel-1.0.
> Those files only have changes in merge-info at the line about trunk.
>
> These changes are really annoying. If I am sure that I won't have any
> merging between Branch-A and trunk,
> is it safe that I simply remove all merge-info of all subdirectory and
> files in Branch-A, trunk and Rel-1.0, and
> leave only the merge-info in the top directory? What may be the
> consequence of doing this?

This question is asked a lot. Check the archives for more details.

Short version: if you're 100% certain that you don't need the
information being tracked by the subtree svn:mergeinfo properties, it is
ok to delete it.

tyler
Received on 2009-06-16 18:13:25 CEST

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