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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-29 00:51:27

Rene Rivera wrote:

> Schrom, Brian T wrote:
>> Do you have a test case that we can reproduce your missing line merge
>> and post back to Subversion?
> I wish I did! But I don't even have access to the machine that I was
> given access to for the development of the project. And I can't even
> think of the task of trying to reproduce it independently. It would just
> take a long time. I should point out that it was only one merge that
> went wrong. All the other, >20, <50, merges had no problems.

I would say we should not spend too much time discussing a single problem of
out of 50 merges you run into. If this is a bug, it might be fixed already.
If it's not fixed, then any regression testing will catch the problem. And
it might not be a bug at all. I once had svn perform completely bogus merge
(on "svn up", not "svn merge"). And in the end in turned out I just had run
very outdated "svn" on a working copy created by the current one. Just user

> Perhaps some industrious Booster can figure out an automated merge test
> we could run ;-) -- For that matter do the SVN developers have such a
> thing?

They do have a lot of tests, and merge operation is surely tested.

- Volodya

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