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Re: mergeinfo not eliding

From: Tyler Roscoe <tyler_at_cryptio.net>
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2009 10:56:04 -0700

On Tue, Sep 08, 2009 at 11:20:59AM -0400, Mike Lenner wrote:
> Disclosure: I've done merges at places other than the root. I've done
> them at numerous levels of my repository. It seems this may not be a
> best practice, but I don't think it's invalid either.

It's fine, but it does mean that you'll have svn:mergeinfo properties
scattered throughout your tree. This often leads to confusion later when
someone says "how come when I merged /project1/foo into trunk it also
'updated' /project1/bar?".

> The situation I'm in now is this:
> $ svn pg svn:mergeinfo branches/a branches/a/src
> a - /trunk:8-10
> a/src - /trunk/src:8-10
> - Seems to me like this is redundant mergeinfo, no?

IME, the elision stuff doesn't work as advertised.

> - Am I in this situation because I've performed merges from places
> other than the root?




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