Hi Thomas, Thank you very much for the feedback. I removed the existing Signed-off information from the commit message and it works.
Thanks again. On Monday, March 10, 2014 1:06:32 AM UTC-7, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen wrote: > > > > On Monday, March 10, 2014 5:08:32 AM UTC+1, Chin wrote: >> >> hi, >> I am a newbie in using *git*. So any help in the right direction would >> help a lot. >> >> 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: >> Error: >> To ssh://<username>@123.321.12.1:1234/mirror-sec/asdfgt/hjks >> ! [remote rejected] <*branch>* -> refs/for/*<branch>* (not >> Signed-off-by author/committer/uploader in commit message footer) >> error: failed to push some refs to >> 'ssh://<username>@123.321.12.1:1234/mirror-sec/asdfgt/hjks' >> > > I reckon Gerrit is configured to reject commits that are not properly > signed off: > https://gerrit-documentation.storage.googleapis.com/Documentation/2.8.1/error-not-signed-off-by.html > > I think any cherry-pick commit you make is essentially a new commit which > just happens to have similar contents to the commit you are cherry-picking. > Hence, the sign-off is invalid, and the commit will have to be re-signed in > order for it to be accepted. > > So, you either have to sign it off yourself, or remove the Signed-off-by > line from the commit message. OR you just force your way past Gerrit's > policy here according to said documentation. > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git for human beings" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to git-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.