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From "Dave Brondsema" <brond...@users.sf.net>
Subject [allura:tickets] #5734 Fix handling of merge commits in diffs
Date Mon, 21 Oct 2013 20:50:41 GMT
- **summary**: Fix handling of merge commits --> Fix handling of merge commits in diffs



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** [tickets:#5734] Fix handling of merge commits in diffs**

**Status:** open
**Labels:** scm 
**Created:** Fri Feb 01, 2013 07:36 PM UTC by Cory Johns
**Last Updated:** Fri Feb 01, 2013 09:19 PM UTC
**Owner:** nobody

Currently, diffs are computed by seeing if a tree / blob node is different in *any* of the
parents of the commit.  Instead, the node should only be considered changed in the commit
if it is different from the corresponding node in *all* of the parent commits.  (For a commit
with a single parent, this amounts to the same thing.  But for merge commits, if the file
was changed in one branch but was not touched in the other branch and there are thus no conflicts,
then it wasn't really changed in the merge commit.)

This doesn't affect SVN, and probably doesn't affect Mercurial, due to the way they do branching,
but Mercurial should be confirmed that it will behave well with this new logic.


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