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Re: Svn mergeinfo appearing on sub-directories

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2011 16:36:45 +0200

On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 02:51:47PM +0100, Echlin, Jamie wrote:
> > Hmmm...
> > Does the parent of the offending directory have
> > non-inheritable mergeinfo?
> > (Mergeinfo entries that have an asterisk appended are not
> > inheritable.)
> Hi Stefan...
> Before the merge only the source (/trunk) and target
> (branches/topic-XYZ) have mergeinfo, not parents or sub-directories of
> either.
> The source and target both have two rev ranges for a single branch with
> an asterisk, but this is for a completely unrelated branch...

It would be interesting to see if you can reproduce the problem
in your environment with the 1.7.0-alpha1 release. This release should become
available during the next few days. Once it is available, could you try
to repeat the merge with a 1.7.0-alpha1 client into a working copy of
the appropriate old revision?

If you can reproduce it with 1.7, and have the time, could you try to come
up with a reproduction recipe that produces the problem, starting from an
empty repository? Maybe you've found a bug in processing of non-inheritable
mergeinfo. Having an isolated test case for this problem would help a lot.

If you don't have time for all that, that's fine. Someone might eventually
try to reproduce this problem based on information you've already provided
and write a script or regression test.

In any case, I think we should file an issue to keep track of this.
Received on 2011-06-09 16:37:23 CEST

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