I am a newbie in using *git*. So any help in the right direction would help
I am working on an issue, on my local repository, and I found that this bug
was fixed in the kernel.org repository.
So now i am trying to pull in (cherry-pick) this fix (commit-id) from the
kernel.org branch and submit it to my local gerrit. And I am trying to
maintain the commit message of the commit from kernel.org branch.
When i try to push this fix on my local gerrit, i face the following error:
! [remote rejected] <*branch>* -> refs/for/*<branch>* (not Signed-off-by
author/committer/uploader in commit message footer)
error: failed to push some refs to
Following are the steps that I followed:
1. did, *git remote add
2. did, *git fetch 'tag'*
3. searched for the commit, *git log 'tag'/master*
4. cherry-picked the specific commit-id needed, *git cherry-pick
5. did, *git commit --amend*, to get a new change-id for the cherry-picked
6. did a git push, so submit the change to the local gerrit. *git
when i followed the above steps mentioned, I face the above error
Is there anything that I am doing wrong? Any information that I am
overlooking would help a lot.
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