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From Andreas Tscharner <>
Subject RE: Merge problem
Date Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:56:42 GMT

> Just wondering if anyone may have an idea how my repository 
> got so buggered up.  I tried to merge a branch to the trunk 
> and received 49 conflicts.  2 are files that do not need to 
> be tracked so that leaves 47.  Out of the 47 there are two 
> problems, local add, incoming add upon merge & local delete, 
> incoming delete upon merge.  I was doing some code cleanup so 
> it is possible I deleted the files in two different branches. 
>  But I know for certain that I did not create the same file 
> twice.  I did a diff on the first one and it is identical in 
> both branches, easy to fix, difficult to determine how the 
> conflict came about.  The second file is different, I deleted 
> dome code that is not needed anymore.  More work to fix.  
> With the conflict it causes the merge to fail thus making 
> this much more time consuming to fix.  The question I have is 

I don't want to offend anyone here, but such bogus merge conflicts were the reason we changed
to git.

> anyone know what I could’ve done to create these false conflicts?
Not to my knowledge...

Best regards
WENZEL Metromec AG
Andreas Tscharner, Development
WENZEL Metromec AG, Rheinfelsstrasse 1, CH-7007 Chur, Switzerland
phone:          +41 (0)81 257 07 00
fax:            +41 (0)81 257 07 01
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