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Re: Getting merge to ignore a directory in source and destination branch for a merge (tree conflict)

From: Daniel Becroft <djcbecroft_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 09:08:15 +1000

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 1:34 AM, Paul Hammant <paul_at_hammant.org> wrote:

> I've deleted (svn rm) a directory 'foo/bar' in trunk and branch and
> committed, then tried to do a merge from trunk to branch.
> The merge fails though:
> svn: Attempt to add tree conflict that already exists at
> 'foo/bar'
> svn: Error reading spooled REPORT request response`
> I would have hoped that the merge would ignore this directory. This is the
> 1.6.x-R38000 branch self-built yesterday afternoon.
> *Is there any way to simulate 'obliterate' more effectively.*
> Regards,
> - Paul

Just an idea (but it might be completely wrong), but are you able (or have
you tried) to revert the delete of 'foo/bar' in the branch, commit, then
perform the merge?

Daniel B.


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