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Re: Why is --reintegrate neccessary?

From: eg <egoots_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2010 17:10:53 -0700

On 6/29/2010 1:56 AM, Tino Schwarze wrote:
> Hi Olivier,
> On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 10:18:31AM +0200, Olivier Sannier wrote:
>>> I've had a discussion with a collegue yesterday and he wondered why
>>> --reintegrate is neccessary for reintegration merges at all. He supposed
>>> SVN should be able to determine that the intended merge is a reintegrate
>>> by looking at the mergeinfo.
>>> So, this is just a question out of curiousity: Why is it neccessary to
>>> specify --reintegrate? Or: In which case would a potential
>>> auto-detection fail?
>> As always, the book is here for you:
>> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.branchmerge.basicmerging.html#svn.branchemerge.basicmerging.reintegrate
> I read that, but failed to understand why the mergeinfo-Properties set
> on the branch do not suffice to figure out what to reintegrate...

There is also an (older) article on Collabnet discussing some
reintegrate specific info that might shed some light:

Received on 2010-06-30 02:11:41 CEST

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