Login | Register
My pages Projects Community openCollabNet

Discussions > users > Re: "Unable to parse reversed revision range" when merging from trunk to branch

Project highlights: :. Download .: :. Support .: :. FAQ .: :. Translations .: :. Donate .: :. Report Bug .:

tortoisesvn
Discussion topic

Back to topic list

Re: "Unable to parse reversed revision range" when merging from trunk to branch

Author Gavin Lambert <tsvn at mirality dot co dot nz>
Full name Gavin Lambert <tsvn at mirality dot co dot nz>
Date 2017-07-27 00:53:28 PDT
Message On 22/06/2017 06:41, Jens Restemeier wrote:
> I'm trying to catch up a branch with the changes on trunk. It seems to update the correct files, though at the end it fails with
> [code]
> "Unable to parse reversed revision range '19634-19631'"
> [/code]
> I'm using TortoiseSVN 1.9.5:
> [code]
> E:\Subversion\game​01_antiscriptos>s​vn --version
> svn, version 1.9.5 (r1770682)
> [/code]
> I looked both on trunk and the branch for odd mergeinfo. Trunk has no mergeinfo newer than the branch (the last merge was ages ago). I did a search for those revisions on the branch, but they don't appear reversed:
> [code]
> X:\Subversion>svn propget svn:mergeinfo --depth=infinity | find "19631"
> /trunk:15014-19472,1​9473-19612*,19613-19​614,19615-19630*,196​31-19634,19635-20055​*
> [/code]
> What exactly is that error message telling me, and how do I resolve it?
>
> I did a google search, but the responses I found were for svn versions from years ago, or for svndumps.
>
> I'm tempted to just copy everything over and to hack the mergeinfo manually, but I'm sure that'll cause more problems.

I could be wrong, but I don't think --depth=infinity makes it do a
recursive search; you need -R for that. So the offending mergeinfo
might be on a subfolder or file rather than at the root. (The usual
guidance is to never merge anywhere but the root, but crap happens.)

« Previous message in topic | 2 of 3 | Next message in topic »

Messages

Show all messages in topic

"Unable to parse reversed revision range" when merging from trunk to branch jens_restemeier Jens Restemeier 2017-06-21 11:41:51 PDT
     Re: "Unable to parse reversed revision range" when merging from trunk to branch Gavin Lambert <tsvn at mirality dot co dot nz> Gavin Lambert <tsvn at mirality dot co dot nz> 2017-07-27 00:53:28 PDT
     Re: "Unable to parse reversed revision range" when merging from trunk to branch stefanego Stefan Hett 2017-09-08 04:59:53 PDT
Messages per page: