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Re: Merging bug (wrong conflicts)

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: Merging bug (wrong conflicts)
Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2001 15:46:43 -0500

Jacob Burckhardt wrote:

> I have 8 test cases in which either cvs 1.11 or diff3 merges incorrectly.
> Seven of these cases were mailed by various people to the cvs mailing
> lists, and the 8th case was discovered by my co-worker but I have not
> reported it yet.
> I manually verified that your patch merges correctly in 7 of these
> test cases.  But one of the cases was so hard to verify that I was not
> able to thoroughly verify it (but I am still pretty confident that
> your patch works even in this case).
> Just in case I made a mistake in my manual verification, I also ran each
> test case through fmerge and fmerge agrees with your patched cvs on
> every test case.  For more info on the fmerge utility, see:


Could you send me your 8 merge errors as sanity.sh test cases?


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