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From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-06 19:01:13

Rene Rivera wrote:
> Essentially I'm only interested in doing what I call a copy-replace
> operation. That is to make the tree in the release branch, look exactly
> like the tree in the trunk. To do it you can:
> cd branches/release/<some-sub-tree>
> svn merge https://.../.../branches/release/>
> Which will do the diff between the two states and apply the changes to
> the CWD you are on, which is also one of the states. In my case I do it
> with TortoiseSVN. With the first URL being the "from" and the second the
> "to", and both marked with the "HEAD" revisions (which is not the
> default for the tsvn merge dialog).

That's simple and, for lack of anything better, it's what I did. So much
for merge tracking.

Eric Niebler
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