[Bioc-devel] EXTERNAL: Git push error and duplicate commits

Turaga, Nitesh Nitesh.Turaga at RoswellPark.org
Fri Oct 13 16:35:27 CEST 2017

Hi Matthew,

I remember fixing this repository for you a few weeks ago. 

You cannot push branches to the Bioconductor repository, that is in the FAQ, and documentation.

Can you tell me what exactly are the steps you are trying that, you are getting duplicate commits again?



> On Oct 13, 2017, at 3:39 AM, Matthew Myint <matthewmyint1993 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Recently I noticed in hindsight that my repository had duplicate
> commits, but I missed this during my normal package updating
> procedures.
> It was odd that the hook didn't reject these, so I made a clean branch
> from a commit before the problem occurred and cherry-picking commits
> to the present state. However, trying to push this to bioconductor git
> returned an error
>> remote: FATAL: + refs/heads/master packages/cytofkit c.hao DENIED by fallthru
>> remote: error: hook declined to update refs/heads/master
>> To git.bioconductor.org:packages/cytofkit.git
>> ! [remote rejected] master -> master (hook declined)
>> error: failed to push some refs to 'git at git.bioconductor.org:packages/cytofkit.git'
> I've kept the original backed up, and here is the clean branch and
> back up branch for reference.
> Here is the link to my repo for additional reference
> https://github.com/JinmiaoChenLab/cytofkit
> https://github.com/JinmiaoChenLab/cytofkit/network (network display
> for easy visualisation)
> Sorry for the hassle
> Regards
> Matthew Myint
> Life Science Undergraduate, Year 4
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