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Re: Tree conflict problem when merging two branches

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2016 14:07:41 +0200

On 13.08.2016 00:20, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Aug 12, 2016, at 3:00 PM, André Roy <andre_at_dsa-ltd.ca> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> First time posting.
>>
>> -Create a repository (trunk/tags/branches),
>> -Checkout /trunk,
>> -Create branch1 in /branches/branch1, and checkout.
>> -Create and checkout branch2.
>> -Create file.txt in Trunk + add + commit.
>> -Merge trunk changes into branch1 and commit.
>> -Merge trunk changes into branch2 and commit.
>>
>> The problem:
>> -Merge branch1 changes into branch2, gives me a Tree conflict with file.txt.
>>
>> Am I doing something wrong?
> Probably :)
>
> Show us the exact transcript of commands you used for the above?
>
> Review the merging chapter in the book?
>
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.7/svn.branchmerge.html

It appears to be a bug in our merge algorithm, it doesn't notice from
mergeinfo that the file was already merged from the same source. See the
attached reproduction script and transcripts for 1.9.x and trunk: the
only difference is that the trunk merge resolver gives more options for
resolving the conflict (thank you, stsp!)

-- Brane

Received on 2016-08-13 14:07:47 CEST

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