[Bioc-devel] Commiting from git to svn

Lluís Revilla lluis.revilla at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 14:02:01 CEST 2017

Dear Stephanie,

Maybe I didn't pick the right commit but it didn't solve my error, and
the same message appeared.
Thanks for the suggestion.


On 6 April 2017 at 18:34, Stephanie M. Gogarten
<sdmorris at u.washington.edu> wrote:
> Try following the steps under "Dealing with prior history / merge conflicts"
> on the git mirror page:
> http://www.bioconductor.org/developers/how-to/git-mirrors/
> Using "git cherry-pick" instead of rebase seems to avoid a lot of errors.
> Stephanie
> 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
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