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Re: using "svn merge", "svn diff", and "svn patch"

From: James Hanley <jhanley_at_dgtlrift.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:17:33 -0400

This was with 1.8.1 client - BTW.

On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 1:16 PM, James Hanley <jhanley_at_dgtlrift.com> wrote:

> Not sure if this is a valid operation, but should I be able to use svn
> merge, then svn diff to create a patch, then svn patch on another branch
> (or pristine checkout of the originating branch where the diff was created)
> to create a replica of the merge operation?
>
> The reason I ask is that it appears not to do that.. I get an "Skipped
> missing target" error on one file that was added with history with the
> merge, another in the same path that doesn't error or add, and apparently
> no mergeinfo included at all.
>
> I can't really share what I've seen since even the file names are
> considered proprietary, but I may be able to write a script to reproduce.
>
> Has this been seen or just not an acceptable use-case?
> -Jim
>
Received on 2013-08-20 19:18:26 CEST

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