Sounds like you’re doing a three-way merge, so A should be the base revision that B and C are based on, B is theirs and C is yours (I believe; B and C might be . 2-min tutorial to do it the quick-and-dirty-way; Concepts for resolving Git conflicts refer to vimdiff if you still use the keyboard commands for GVim. kdiff3 · meld. git documentation: Setting up KDiff3 as merge tool. Not affiliated with Stack Overflow. Rip Tutorial: [email protected] · Roadmap · Tweet · Download eBook.

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KDiff3 uses the first non-white-space string as “leading comment” and assumes that the history ends in the first line without this leading comment. If you want to view some file in your favorite editor e. Note that KDiff3 will remove duplicate history entrys.

Conflict resolution with kdiff3. This is because Subversion requires an explicit confirmation that a file no longer has conflicts using the resolved command as shown in the following example:. KDiff3 This is a subjective evaluation of KDiff3.

Because this is not so easy to get right immediately, you are able to test and improve the regular expressions and key-generation in a dedicated dialog by pressing the “Test your regular expressions”-button. Let us suppose that in the Subversion repository there is an initial version of a file which we will call version A. Finally the resulting sort key for the first history entry start line will be: Hence the sortkey order to specify is “4,3,2,5,1,6”.

KDiff3 last edited tutoriao Subversion has tried to merge the changes that produced version B with your changes but it was not possible. Usage example in hgbook.


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But if we want to sort by date and time, we need to construct a key with the elements in a different order of appearance: A refers to the version your merge target is based on. Post as a guest Name.

But only-white-space-conflicts are separated from non-white-space-conflicts in order to ease the merging of files were the indentation changed for many lines. Hence this line ends the history. With three input files the first file is treated as base, while the second and third input files contain modifications.

Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. For example if you want that the lines from “B” appear before the lines from “A” in the output, first click “B”, then “A”. A is your parent revision having B and C as child. The merge output editor window below the diff input windows also has an info line at the top showing “Output: It is included in the TortoiseHg installer for Windows.

Use parentheses in the “History entry start regular expression” to group parts of the regular expression that should later be used for the sort key. When for instance the differences are aligned in a way that simply choosing the inputs won’t be satisfactory, then you can mark the needed text and use normal copy and paste to put it into the merge output.

Setting up KDiff3 as merge tool

First the year, followed by month, day, time, version info and name. Issues Will try to merge binaries if you tell it to – so configure your merge-tools properly or choose “whole file” as a workaround Doesn’t look fancy Qt and KDE dependencies Doesn’t do a good job of handling UTF and encodings on windows. The option –auto will try to ttorial silently, similar to what Mercurial premerge does. With the arrows in the upper part, you may move among the different conflicts in this case, there is only one.


For conflicts it shows a questionmark “? In our example the history entry start contains first the version info with reg.

For simple lines that match the “Auto merge regular expression”-option in all input-files KDiff3 will choose the line from B or – if available – from C. Red text indicates text that is unique to that file.

Aleks Tkachenko 2 3. September – January I still don’t understand, can you elaborate some more? KDiff3 can be used with kdiff3. It is GPL and runs on “all” platforms.

Text that is colored blue, green or purple or whatever you’ve set file colors to is the same in every file except the file whose color the text belongs to. With only two input files every difference is also a conflict that must be solved manually. Let us assume that the file in which the conflict appears is called writenumbers.

Upon termination, the file is saved and the tool terminated. When executing the update command the conflict appears and we are given several options.