[cvsnt] Re: Merge from BranchA to BranchB

Björn Carlsson bc_remove_ at passagen.se
Thu Jan 8 10:13:39 GMT 2004

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Now I now what the problem is. If I patch the ,v file and remove the
mergepoint (at HEAD) the merge between the two branches work. I have also
added a bugreport on this (#214)

> I'm using CVSNT 2.0.12a as server and 2.0.12 as client (protocol sspi) and
> I have a file - toblock.hpp (and some other files with the same problem).
> This file has four branches on revision 1.14 (MPWIN_Branch_b141,
> MPWIN_Branch_b141-1, MPWIN_Branch_610, MPWIN_Branch_b141-2_for_ED_611
> (here I call it Branch611)). 

> I have made a change on MPWIN_Branch_b141 - this became rev

> The head version has become revision 1.16 (also by merging in
> MPWIN_Branch_b141), so the head rev. has the MergePoint

> PROBLEM:Now I am working with Branch611 and I have tried to merge changes
> from MPWIN_Branch_b141 to Branch611 - I don't get anything.

> Branch611 has not been changed(for this file) so the revision in the
> current sandbox is 1.14, and the file is tagged with the branchtag
> Branch611.

> I made the merge on lots of files and I got some of the changes, even if
> many of the files I got really was unchanged. But some file seemed to
> work, perhaps they were changed on Branch611 also?

> Any changes regarding this in later versions?

> I made an update of the server from 2.0.9 to 2.0.12a recently, should
> there be any difference regarding this?

> If you want the tobloch.hpp,v file:
> http://hem.passagen.se/bc/favoriter/toblock.zip

> I really tried to explain it carefully, but please ask me if you don't see
> the picture.

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