On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 5:02 PM, John Chilton <chil...@msi.umn.edu> wrote:
> Hey Peter,
>   Hopefully Nate will have some wisdom, all I have is a workaround (I
> have fought with this on multiple forks and this is the best I have
> come up with).
> Check out a clean version of the tools branch somehow (it seems like
> the working contents can get stuck in an invalid state that update and
> checkout cannot recover from). Once you are back to a good state, it
> works when you merge in two steps.
> hg checkout tools
> hg merge -r ee389d2
> hg ci -m "Partial merge."  # Not sure if this step is needed.
> hg merge default
> -John

I don't understand quite what it is doing, but it seems to have worked
on a quick test repository (I re-cloned Galaxy and my fork on bitbucket).
I've not just push any of these changes to bitbucket - they're all still
local to this experiment for now.

Unless I hit an issue or Nate has some alternative recommendations,
I'll probably do this tomorrow (its home time here in the UK).

Thanks John,

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