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From Felipe Lazo <felipenara...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: tree conflict: local add, incoming add upon merge
Date Mon, 07 Oct 2013 17:29:24 GMT
Stanimir: your comment is pure gold. Thank you very much.

On Tuesday, May 24, 2011 11:11:20 AM UTC-4, Stanimir Stamenkov wrote:
>
> Tue, 24 May 2011 10:45:09 -0400, /David Tombs/:
>
> > I created the same directory, called 'config' on two branches. The
> > directory had different files on each branch, let's call them 'foo.java'
> > on branch A and 'bar.java' on branch B.
> >
> > When I merged branch A ->  branch B, I got a "tree conflict" saying 
> "local
> > add, incoming add upon merge." I can understand this error: the merge
> > tried to add the directory as expected but it was already there. My
> > desired resolution is to keep the 'config' directory and just add the 
> file
> > from branch A. That is, 'config' would contain both foo.java and 
> bar.java.
> >
> > The only way to achieve this I found was to delete 'config' (with no
> > commit), do the merge, and then revert the deletion of bar.java. It
> > worked, but it seems weird to do a delete just to revert it. Do you know
> > any better way of doing it?  It took me a while to figure out the
> > solution, with lots of fruitless Googling.
>
> Suppose you've checked out branch A and then merged with branch B:
>
> svn merge ^/branches/B
>
> You've got tree conflict for the "config" directory saying "local 
> add, incoming add upon merge".  Then you additionally merge:
>
> svn merge ^/branches/B/config config
>
> -- 
> Stanimir
>
>
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