Now that I know what was wrong with my configuration, I was able to find
the appropriate documentation. Not sure whether I should have seen this
going through the first time and just missed it.
On Monday, February 16, 2015 at 10:31:14 AM UTC-8, Jonathan Anderson wrote:
> It's occurring to me that right now, I have a bare repository and intend
> to keep it that way if I can. If I were to have the reviewboard instance
> accessing git directly through the file system, would it need a working
> directory in order to function?
> Is there a way I could set up a git repo on the reviewboard server,
> tracking our remote, and simply have it fetch when it needs to verify any
> On Monday, February 16, 2015 at 9:45:27 AM UTC-8, Jonathan Anderson wrote:
>> It sounds like this is a documentation issue then. I don't believe that,
>> in the process of setting up our reviewboard, there was an indication that
>> the repository needed to be hosted locally. In fact, the repository
>> settings in the UI suggested otherwise.
>> I'll give this a try and update back here.
>> On Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 12:26:28 AM UTC-8, Christian Hammond
>>> Unfortunately, that configuration can't work, unless there's also a raw
>>> file URL field that's filled out. Git's protocol has no ability to fetch
>>> the kind of information we need remotely, including individual files.
>>> For Git, it's a requirement to either host the repository on the Review
>>> Board server (or through something like an NFS mount), or to use a service
>>> like GitWeb. GitWeb is the recommended route right now (though we're
>>> working on a service to help make all this easier).
>>> If the other changes were successfully posting, my guess is that they
>>> were introducing new files, which doesn't require communication with the
>>> repository. Otherwise, there's no way that the file verification could have
>>> worked with a remote Git path.
>>> Christian Hammond - chri...@beanbaginc.com
>>> Review Board - https://www.reviewboard.org
>>> Beanbag, Inc. - https://www.beanbaginc.com
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Liam Reimers <liam.r...@gmail.com>
>>> Reply: Liam Reimers <liam.r...@gmail.com>>
>>> Date: February 13, 2015 at 3:40:54 PM
>>> To: revie...@googlegroups.com <revie...@googlegroups.com>>
>>> Cc: liam.r...@gmail.com <liam.r...@gmail.com>>, chri...@beanbaginc.com <
>>> Subject: Re: The specified diff file could not be parsed.
>>> > > Ah, I just saw part of your error: "Not a git repository: 'None.'"
>>> > >
>>> > > How is your repository configured in Review Board?
>>> > Name - Repository
>>> > Hosting - None (custom)
>>> > Type - Git
>>> > Path - git@server:path/repo.git
>>> > However, note that the client can post a review request using one
>>> > invocation (with HEAD~) and not the other, so it would seem that the
>>> > is configured correctly?
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