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Re: merging trunk to branch merges the whole trunk history

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 10:17:41 +0100

On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 10:42:59PM -0800, Eli S wrote:
> Apologies to for letting this languish. I was waiting on an upgrade
> and the system administrators upgraded to 1.6.6 on Ubuntu. The
> repository and branch were created on 1.5.1 using cvs2svn. The
> branch was created using svn copy between URLs.
> My problem is that when I upgrade trunk to branch I get lots of
> conflicts and messages to the effect that the whole history is
> getting merged.
> I tried the fix suggested by Stefan Sperling:
> <branch-working> svn merge --record-only -r0:1606 TRUNK_URL
> which produces no output. Then I still get the following behavior:
> <branch-working> svn merge TRUNK_URL
> --- Merging r2 through r1618 into '.':
> C test
> C exec
> ...
> Neither:
> <branch-working> svn propget svn:mergeinfo
> nor
> <trunk-working> svn propget svn:mergeinfo
> produces any output, even after I do the record-only merge. Even
> when I create a new branch (by copying URLs) in 1.6.6, checkout the
> branch and attempt svn propget I get the same behavior. Anyone ever
> seen this?

What version of Subversion does the server run?
It needs to run >= 1.5 for merge-tracking to work.

Received on 2010-02-17 10:18:23 CET

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