svn commit: r250249 - in stable/8/sys: . amd64/amd64 dev/sound i386/i386 kern

Eitan Adler eadler at
Mon May 6 20:34:02 UTC 2013

On 6 May 2013 15:02, Dimitry Andric <dim at> wrote:
> On May 6, 2013, at 20:27, mdf at wrote:
>> On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 6:59 AM, John Baldwin <jhb at> wrote:
> ...
>> Also, because of 1.7 merges adding more subdir mergeinfo, 1.6 merges now add
>> a lot more mergeinfo.  1.6 should really be avoided at this point for merges
>> if at all possible.
>> Should I back this out, then, and re-do?  And why did this happen on stable/8, but not stable/9 for the same MFC?
> No, the spurious mergeinfo is not harmful, just a bit ugly.  It should be removed manually, by an svn expert (with a tiny bit of OCD... ;-).
> I think the stable/8 tree just contains more of this spurious merge info, simply because a lot of that tree was created when svn 1.6 was the current version.

It may be useful to block these commits using a pre-commit hook?

Eitan Adler
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