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From Stefan Hett <ste...@egosoft.com>
Subject Re: is this mergeinfo redundant?
Date Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:14:12 GMT
Hi,
> Hi,
>
> I'm currently consolidating the mergeinfo records on our main 
> development branch and am looking at some weird record here...
>
> Reduced the case to the following example -
>
> Repository root/
>     Project1
>         trunk
>             src
>                 SDKs
>                     libxml2
>         branches
>             Project1variant1
>                 src
>                     SDKs
>                         libxml2
>
> the Project1variant1 branch was created from Project1/trunk at 
> revision 184222.
> Now I'm looking at the mergeinfo records on 
> Project1/branches/Project1variant1/src/SDKs/libxml2 and see revisions 
> which are < 184222:
> /Project1/trunk/src/SDKs/libxml2:171866-172245,172247-172328,172330-172459,172461-172530,172532-172595,172597-172674,172676-172942,[...]

>
>
> Am I right in assuming that these mergeinfo ranges could be removed, 
> because there's really no point in how they could be valid entries, no?
> I mean the branch didn't exist in either of these revisions yet and 
> before the construction of the branch they would simply note that the 
> revisions were merged into themselves... Doesn't make much sense to me 
> at all.
For the record: Got the answer from stefan2 on this and yes, the 
mergeinfo is actually redundant.

-- 
Regards,
Stefan Hett


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