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Re: Auto merging a changeset from a branch to the trunk with a post-commit hook

From: Chintana Wilamuna <chintanaw_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 10:49:38 +0530

On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 9:40 PM, Tyler Roscoe<tyler_at_cryptio.net> wrote:

> This sounds scary. What are you trying to accomplish?

Auto merge all commits to a branch to the trunk of a project. So the
idea is to keep the branch and trunk in sync, taking off the merging
responsibility from developers.

> How do you propose to handle merge conflicts or other non-standard
> results, especially without a working copy?

Yes Tyler, I know the inherent problems with it but this has been
decided based on two assumptions.

1. Probability of a conflict is low.
2. Cost of a conflict is low than the cost of not getting a commit
that does not conflict to the trunk.



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