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RE: SVN incorrectly reporting a file was updated ('U') by a merge, when it was actually merged ('G')

From: Nicholas Curry <Nicholas.Curry_at_cofunds.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2009 18:15:24 +0100

-----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Phippard [mailto:markphip_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: 05 October 2009 18:13
> To: Nicholas Curry
> Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: SVN incorrectly reporting a file was updated ('U') by a
merge, when it was actually merged ('G')
> On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 12:50 PM, Nicholas Curry
> > So is it correct to say that during a merge, SVN reports changes
> > the file has
> > only changed in the source branch in the same way as when the file
> > changed in
> > both the source and destination branches? (i.e. with 'U'?)
> Yes, definitely.
> Prior to the tree conflict feature added in 1.6, I do not believe
> there was ever a case where SVN even looked to see if a file had been
> changed in the destination branch. Now, I believe there are cases
> where it does check that in order to flag a tree conflict. Such as
> when a folder is deleted by merge, but new files have been added to
> the folder on the branch.

OK - that's great, thanks very much for clearing that up.


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