[Bioc-devel] Pushing to upstream master

Turaga, Nitesh Nite@h@Tur@g@ @ending from Ro@wellP@rk@org
Mon Dec 17 17:43:37 CET 2018


Have your tried the command mentioned in the error message 

	git pull 

This is important. 

Once that is done, “IF” you have merge conflicts, please do




> On Dec 17, 2018, at 10:22 AM, Anand MT <anand_mt using hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I maintain maftools bioconductor package. I recently fixed several bugs which had resulted in build fail on devel branch of Bioconductor. However, I am unable to push them to upstream master. I have gone through help pages on Bioconductor page as well several other solutions online but I am not able to fix it. Please accept my apologies in advance if this has been already discussed before. 
> Below are my git commands and error:
> $ git branch devel
> $ git checkout devel
> Switched to branch 'devel'
> $ git fetch upstream
> $ git merge upstream/master
> Auto-merging DESCRIPTION
> CONFLICT (content): Merge conflict in DESCRIPTION
> Automatic merge failed; fix conflicts and then commit the result.
> Fixed merge conflict
> $ git add .
> $ git commit -m "bug fixes"
> $ git status
> On branch devel
> nothing to commit, working tree clean
> $ git push upstream master
> To git.bioconductor.org:packages/maftools.git
> ! [rejected]        master -> master (non-fast-forward)
> error: failed to push some refs to 'git using git.bioconductor.org:packages/maftools.git'
> hint: Updates were rejected because a pushed branch tip is behind its remote
> hint: counterpart. Check out this branch and integrate the remote changes
> hint: (e.g. 'git pull ...') before pushing again.
> hint: See the 'Note about fast-forwards' in 'git push --help' for details.
> Could you please suggest me on how to proceed.
> -Anand. 
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