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git-merge-changelog crash

From: Rolf Bjarne Kvinge
Subject: git-merge-changelog crash
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2009 20:08:52 +0200
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Attached are three files (o-file, a-file and b-file) which when run with  
git-merge-changelog causes an assertion in:

#3  0x08049985 in main (argc=Cannot access memory at address 0x34a6) at  
1469                                    ASSERT (entry_equals 

Note that I updated git-merge-changelog today, so the recent assert fixes  
didn't fix this issue.

My typical use case is this:
I work with git-svn, and have two branches, master, which tracks the remote svn 
repository, and a branch I work on 'work-branch'.
work-branch is always rebased with master before doing anything else, so 
work-branch contains master + my work
Now i cherry-pick a commit from work-branch onto master, commit (to svn also 
using 'git svn dcommit')
After this I 'git svn rebase -l' the work-branch.
Now once in a while git leaves the commit I cherry-picked in, with one issue: 
it contains only the ChangeLogs, effectively duplicating all the entries (since 
work-branch also contains the latest commit from master, which has all the 
changes I cherry-picked).
I detect this (no problem really), and I do "git rebase -i <latest commit from 
master>" and comment out the bad commit with only changelogs to remove it 
completely. Problem is that now the merge driver crashes during the rebase 


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