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RE: Merge conflict - please help.

From: Christopher.Fouts
Subject: RE: Merge conflict - please help.
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2004 11:12:20 -0400

File diffs are determined using basically the unix diff algorithm.
Sometimes it indeed finds diffs that it can resolve, and sometimes
not. When it can't resolve them, it flags them as conflicts. When
you're merging files, I would expect diffs to result, some of which
can be resolved, and some not...

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Dewan, Mohit [mailto:address@hidden 
>Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2004 11:06 AM
>To: Fouts Christopher (IFNA MP DC); address@hidden
>Subject: RE: Merge conflict - please help.
>I have been using tkCVS/tkDiff so far but that doesn't solve 
>the problem.  What I don't understand is that why conflicts 
>show up on certain files only.  Not sure if I am doing something wrong.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: address@hidden 
>Sent: Tuesday, 
>September 21, 2004 5:23 AM
>To: Dewan, Mohit; address@hidden
>Subject: RE: Merge conflict - please help.
>Use tkCVS or the like to resolve your conflicts.
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: address@hidden
>>] On Behalf Of Dewan, Mohit
>>Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 6:22 PM
>>To: address@hidden
>>Subject: Merge conflict - please help.
>>Am trying to merge code from different releases on a vendor
>>branch with the main trunk.  Its giving conflicts on some 
>>files yet some files merge just fine.  Please see attachment 
>>for my scenario.
>>The main trunk is on the left and version 1.1.1 and up are
>>vendor versions.  Am attempting to merge code from version 
>> to with revision 1.2 (on trunk) to make 
>revision 1.3.  
>>Version has the tag v13_01
>>Version has the tag v19_05
>>Module name: md
>>The command I am using (from my working directory) is:
>>cvs checkout -kk -j v13_01 -j v19_05 md
>>I get a conflict while doing the above.  Once again, the
>>conflict comes up with some files but others (within the same 
>>directory) merge just fine.  
>>Any ideas/hints will be appreciated.
>>Mohit Dewan

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