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Re: join not producing conflict

From: Paul Edwards
Subject: Re: join not producing conflict
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 12:21:20 GMT

"Mark D. Baushke" <address@hidden> wrote in message news:address@hidden
> The workaround to the unpatched behavior is something like this:
>    cvs -n up -p -rrev1 file > file.rev1
>    cvs -n up -p  file > file.rev2
>    diff3 -E -am file file.rev1 file.rev2 > file.new
>    mv file.new file
> (except the 'Result of merge' will not be in the CVS/Entries timestamp
> for file in the workaround case).
> which is what a typical user might expect the
>    cvs up -jrev1 -jrev2 file
> command to do for them.

Actually, I found an easier way.

cvs update -r rev1 file

(cvs says "file already contains the differences between 1.2 and 1.1")

cvs update -A file

(desired merge occurs).

BFN.  Paul.

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