Thank you.

I think the work flow here needs some work, but reset --hard gets me running again. That should probably be mentioned in the error message.


On 8/7/12 18:43 , Junio C Hamano wrote:
Rich Pixley <> writes:

I'm confused.

What is the intended work flow here?  Ie, aside from trashing my
repository and starting over, what does one do to recover?

rich@cobra> git clone /home/rich/repos/webos webos
Cloning into 'webos'...
rich@cobra> cd webos
rich@cobra> git remote add central
rich@cobra> git co master
Already on 'master'
rich@cobra> git pull central master
X11 forwarding request failed on channel 0
remote: Counting objects: 22, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (19/19), done.
remote: Total 21 (delta 12), reused 11 (delta 2)
Unpacking objects: 100% (21/21), done.
  * branch            master     -> FETCH_HEAD
warning: Failed to merge submodule meta-webos (not checked out)
Auto-merging meta-webos
CONFLICT (submodule): Merge conflict in meta-webos
Automatic merge failed; fix conflicts and then commit the result.
rich@cobra> git commit -a
Why isn't there any "fix conflicts and then" step between this line
and the friendly insn message on the previous line?

error: unable to index file meta-webos
fatal: updating files failed
rich@cobra> git add meta-webos
error: unable to index file meta-webos
fatal: updating files failed
rich@cobra> git rm meta-webos
meta-webos: needs merge
rm 'meta-webos'
fatal: git rm: 'meta-webos': Is a directory
rich@cobra> git merge meta-webos
error: 'merge' is not possible because you have unmerged files.
hint: Fix them up in the work tree,
hint: and then use 'git add/rm <file>' as
hint: appropriate to mark resolution and make a commit,
hint: or use 'git commit -a'.
fatal: Exiting because of an unresolved conflict.
If you are not interested in mucking with meta-webos with this
merge, you would resolve meta-webos by taking either your (i.e. the
one that came from /home/rich/repos/webos) version or their
(i.e. the one that came from openwebos/webos.git) version.  Go back
to the state before "git pull central master" with "reset --hard",
init and update webos submodule, try the "pull" again and then "git
add webos" to resolve to your version, perhaps?
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