[Bioc-devel] Commiting from git to svn

Stephanie M. Gogarten sdmorris at u.washington.edu
Thu Apr 6 18:34:20 CEST 2017

Try following the steps under "Dealing with prior history / merge 
conflicts" on the git mirror page:

Using "git cherry-pick" instead of rebase seems to avoid a lot of errors.


On 4/5/17 8:18 AM, Lluís Revilla wrote:
> Dear all,
> Short problem: I am a trying to sync my new package BioCor git repository
> with the Bioconductor svn repository. But I am failing when I do git svn
> dcommit.
> Long history of the problem
> I did some changes on my master branch (where I developed until now) then I
> used the update_remotes.sh which created a new branch.
> I changed to that branch (git checkout devel), changed its name (git branch
> -m devel bioc/devel) and used (git svn rebase) following the instructions.
> I brought the changes by merging the branches (git merge master)and wanted
> to push it to the svn server with (git svn dcommit --add-author-from) .
> As expected I had some merge conflicts (apparently originated because the
> initial commit to that repository wasn't with the code I submitted)
> I skipped them (git rebase --skip) until it ended the rebase at the moment
> I am only with the changes I performed after submitting the package, as
> compared with the Bioconductor-mirror (previously the branch was ahead of
> 'bioc/master' by 173 commits):
> git status
> Your branch is ahead of 'bioc/master' by 11 commits.
> However when I try to sync and commit with svn I can't (BTW it wasn't clear
> to me how to add my username for git svn repository otherwise I am prompted
> with tue username of my machine, so maybe it is still wrong):
> git svn dcommit --add-author-from --username l.revilla
> Authentication realm: <https://hedgehog.fhcrc.org:443> The bioconductor
> Subversion Repository
> Password for 'l.revilla':
> ERROR from SVN:
> URL access forbidden for unknown reason: POST of '/bioconductor/!svn/me':
> 403 Forbidden (https://hedgehog.fhcrc.org)
> W: 3d12099bda0c61d0a63a787ebb9cbe3b2e06770d and refs/remotes/svn differ,
> using rebase:
> :040000 040000 985b6b2986a31a3eff4161563a5585ea10467787
> c8d818d0ed3196d391f914996dd26354004df665 M    R
> :100644 000000 8e2bef6bf185b9bbc9da7e500bdb394396ccad99
> 0000000000000000000000000000000000000000 D    bio_cor.R
> :040000 040000 ed161436ea9089f70f74f2e1ea79e53a796eed5b
> 378a5b97d68ecfa7430bebdaba2c5b6540e6051e M    man
> :040000 040000 65b109ed754cd8aa35a2fcaceea8c05fdbe91899
> 594d15d7838d2096afda7b5697242e48bb7fce42 M    tests
> :040000 040000 474a6a48c23f1bce377071b58e0b87f161b2a5cf
> 6be3cd535391595a962f610dad103e88b2fc32bd M    vignettes
> Current branch bioc/devel is up to date.
> ERROR: Not all changes have been committed into SVN, however the committed
> ones (if any) seem to be successfully integrated into the working tree.
> Please see the above messages for details.
> How can I push the new commits to the svn repository?
> Many thanks!
> Lluís
> 	[[alternative HTML version deleted]]
> _______________________________________________
> Bioc-devel at r-project.org mailing list
> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/bioc-devel

More information about the Bioc-devel mailing list