Maintaining my own branch with git
steve at sohara.org
Thu Apr 29 12:16:56 UTC 2021
On Thu, 29 Apr 2021 14:10:55 +0200
Andrea Venturoli <ml at netfence.it> wrote:
> On 4/28/21 2:16 PM, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> > 6: Update myworkingbranch with:
> > git rebase main
> > NB: This will stash your changes, bring in the updates and then
> > reapply your changes, requiring you to sort out any conflicts that come
> > up. 7: After this rebase you will need to force push myworkingbranch to
> > your server
> When I try this, I get:
> > % git push
> > To ssh://...
> > ! [rejected] netfence_main -> netfence_main
> > (non-fast-forward) error: failed to push some refs to 'ssh://...'
> > hint: Updates were rejected because the tip of your current branch is
> > behind hint: its remote counterpart. Integrate the remote changes (e.g.
> > hint: 'git pull ...') before pushing again.
> > hint: See the 'Note about fast-forwards' in 'git push --help' for
> > details.
> Should I pull or push with "-f"?
Yes you should. What is happening is that when you rebase against
main you rewrite the history of your changes (they are based against a
different commit to those on your server) so you have to use force to get
the server to accept the rewrite of history.
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