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From: Elijah Newren <>
To: Git Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: BUG?: xdl_merge surprisingly does not recognize content conflict
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:06:51 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 3:03 PM Elijah Newren <> wrote:
> It appears git.git had a case of a patch being resubmitted and both the
> original (nd/checkout-m-doc-update) and new (nd/checkout-m) versions
> getting applied, with the merge picking to include both versions of some
> of the text rather than just one of the two.  I have a patch below to
> delete the duplicate hunk, but more surprising to me was the fact that
> re-running the merge in question did not show any conflicts despite the
> two patches adding different text in the same location.

Sorry, I should specify that I've tested that this behavior goes back
to at least git-1.6.0, so it certainly isn't a new regression and
doesn't need to hold up git-2.23.0 by any means.

  reply	other threads:[~2019-08-15 22:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-15 22:03 Elijah Newren
2019-08-15 22:06 ` Elijah Newren [this message]
2019-08-16 16:51 ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-16 19:26   ` Elijah Newren
2019-08-16 18:40 ` Jeff King

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