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From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-06 15:33:29

Aaron Windsor wrote:
> On 11/5/07, Eric Niebler <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I just tried to merge a bunch of changes from trunk into a branch, and
>> got this:
>> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
>> svn: MERGE request failed on '/svn/boost/branches/proto/v3'
>> svn: 'pre-commit' hook failed with error output:
>> File names with > 31 characters:
>> /branches/proto/v3/libs/graph/test/planar_input_graphs/planar_K_4_expansion_10_p6.dimacs
>> ... and a bunch more files like it. So, really? I can't merge *any*
>> changes from trunk because some files are rejected by the pre-commit
>> hook? That's a bit extreme. It's nice to enforce our file name
>> requirements, but please let me do my work.
> Hi Eric,
> I just renamed all test files in that directory to < 32 characters.
> Can you try again now?

After much grappling with svn and, I finally was able to
successfully merge my branch with trunk and commit my changes. I had to
revert some merged changes, do a partial commit, run again,
and finally commit everything. That was rather painful.

Thanks for your help.

Eric Niebler
Boost Consulting

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