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Re: merging branch to HEAD when branch contains partly trunk changes alr
Re: merging branch to HEAD when branch contains partly trunk changes already
Fri, 8 Jul 2005 08:41:39 -0400
On 8 Jul 2005 03:46:00 -0700, HK <address@hidden> wrote:
> Suppose the following situation.
> +-1.25.2 .. -- 188.8.131.52 -- 184.108.40.206
> | ^
> | |merge in
> 1.25 -- ... -- 1.27 -- ... -- 1.31
> At 1.25 I created a branch.
> Later I merged the changes between 1.25 and 1.27
> into the branch at 220.127.116.11 to have minor updates
> of the main trunk also in the branch.
> Now I want to merge the branch back into the trunk.
> I tried a straighforward merge of the
> tip of the branch with the tip of the trunk
> and get only minor conflicts.
> Am I just lucky with that? Normally I would
> expect all the changes between 1.25 and 1.27
> to conflict, because they are in the branch but
> also already in the trunk. Or does CVS silently
> ignore changes which would not change anything
> in this case? (I am making sense?)
CVS considers a conflict as a block of text where it can not determine
wheather the changes from either rev are correct. Any text that is
the same will not cause a conflict.
So your previously merged changes will not cause a conflict.
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