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Re: merge using same revision number - quick question

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 03:16:50 +0200

On 24.04.2013 23:06, Z W wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 1:42 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com
> <mailto:markphip_at_gmail.com>> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 4:40 PM, Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com
> <mailto:Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>> wrote:
> > Please check the poperties on one of the files. Tell me what the
> mergeinfo: is prior to your merge
> > and after your merge. Up to this point we were talking about
> generalities, but we are getting down to specifics now.
> FWIW, after running the merge just run svn diff. It will show the
> changes it made to the properties.
> Hi Mark thanks for responding too.
> We are trying to automate this process for many files.
> We simply merge and commit until we hit a Conflict.

A note about process here ... It is in general not a good idea to
automate the commit step. Merge results should always be reviewed. If
Subversion does not flag a conflict that does /not/ mean that the merge
is semantically correct (or even syntactically, if we're talking about
merging source code); it only means that it did not find conflicting
regions of changes in the text.

There is no guarantee that a conflict-less merge results in valid code.
If you're lucky, a compiler will flag the problem; if not, you might
find out when users raise support tickets.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej
Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
Received on 2013-04-25 03:17:26 CEST

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