Your base revision must be available in the git repository that the
reviewboard server is using. Otherwise, you'll need to submit a parent
diff as well, which is based off a revision in that repo. If it's not,
the blob ids in the diff will not exist and you'll get the error you
On Sep 16, 12:14 pm, Philipp Henkel <philipp.hen...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm wondering if the web interface could also be used for git. Today I
> tried to create a "New Review Request" using the web interface
> onhttp://reviews.review-board.organd failed miserably. I'm new to git
> and as I have never used git with RB I'm wondering if git diffs are
> fully supported through the web interface.
> My diff was always rejected with the following error message:
> The file 'reviewboard/diffviewer/forms.py' (r36800c1) could not be
> found in the repository
> The diff was produced with "$ git diff"
> diff --git a/reviewboard/diffviewer/forms.py b/reviewboard/diffviewer/
> index 36800c1..9d9a1c1 100644
> --- a/reviewboard/diffviewer/forms.py
> +++ b/reviewboard/diffviewer/forms.py
> @@ -127,6 +127,8 @@ class UploadDiffForm(forms.Form):
> tool = self.repository.get_scmtool()
> for f in tool.get_parser(file.read()).parse():
> + if f.binary:
> + continue
> f2, revision = tool.parse_diff_revision(f.origFile,
> if f2.startswith("/"):
> filename = f2
> Thanks in advance,
> On Sep 16, 1:25 am, Matthew Woehlke <mw_tr...@users.sourceforge.net>
> > On 2009-09-15 18:07, Kunjal wrote:
> > > We already have RB integrated with Perforce and it is working cool.
> > > Now, we have some developers working in GIT and we want to review that
> > > code as well.
> > > What are the steps developer should perform to get the diff and post
> > > the review?
> > Save yourself a whole lot of trouble and use post-review :-).
> > Or to answer your question more literally, here are the steps:
> > $ post-review -d # <other options>
> > ...and you can omit -d if you don't want the noise of seeing what it is
> > doing. (You'll also need to install RBTools once per machine, or else
> > just snag postreview.py and make sure everyone has a copy.)
> > --
> > Matthew
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