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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-13 11:09:53

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>

> >Rene, if this continues to be a struggle for you, please assign me a
> >fraction of the files to work on. Between emacs'
> >merge-directory-revisions-with-ancestor and my whitespace-insensitive
> >executable, I think I can make this relatively painless. Also I can give
> >some superior auto-merged file results which would give you a head-start.
> I'd love to have any auto-merge files :-) As it's been painfull to try
> simulating a 3-way diff with 2 separate diffs :-(

What is your platform? Have you got any use for my diff3 tool?

> >I am beginning to think that we ought to convert spaces back into tabs
> >this source, since otherwise we will always have trouble keeping in synch
> >with Perforce.
> I'll confess, I like tabs :-}
> >As a matter-of-fact, that might be the easiest way to make the merge
> >less-painful. It would be fairly easy to go through our sources and
> >the spaces back into tabs. Should we do this now, after the merge, or not
> >all?
> How about this... Dave, do a quick translation to tabs, put this on a
> (Perforce_2_4_Merge?), possibly do a quick emacs merge and put that in the
> branch (I wish I knew how to use emacs more proficiently).

Well, merging 3 directories is trivial. It's in the menu bar ;-)

> I can then compare
> that to the changes I've made, not many :-(
> I have time to work on this tonight, and with a better diff history I can
> a fair amount of it done tonight and committed. After that we can divide
> files up.
> Getting most of this done before the weekend is better for me, as I'll be
> vacation next week (headed for the warmth of Costa Rica :-] ).

OK, I'll give it a shot.


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