Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

Many times after I have committed changes to svn, I find many property changes to completely unrelated files and directories. Why does this happen, and is it necessary to commit them?

share|improve this question
up vote 2 down vote accepted

This happens sometimes when you do a merge from another branch into your working copy. SVN has a tendency to "over-store" information about merges.

share|improve this answer
    
Should I ignore them and make a revert, or is it better to commit them? – homaxto May 22 '11 at 18:09
    
What I usually do is to verify them manually and if they do not contain any actual modification on the code then I revert them. But it does not do any harm to commit them either. – yms May 22 '11 at 18:22

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .