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Git commit fail - not Signed-off-by author/committer/uploader in commit message footer

asked 2016-02-01 23:36:15 -0800

saisujithreddy gravatar image

updated 2016-02-01 23:38:11 -0800

The following error occurred when submitting a patch to the dratfs repo of stable/beryllium

The command i used to push the code to drafts repo is git push ssh://<user-id> HEAD:refs/drafts/stable/beryllium

Compressing objects: 100% (25/25), done.

Writing objects: 100% (31/31), 4.53 KiB | 0 bytes/s, done.

Total 31 (delta 11), reused 1 (delta 0) remote: Resolving deltas: 100% (11/11) remote: Processing changes: refs: 1, done

To ssh://

! [remote rejected] HEAD -> refs/drafts/stable/beryllium (not Signed-off-by author/committer/uploader in commit message footer)

error: failed to push some refs to 'ssh://<user-id>'

Please let me know if you have faced/solved the issue.

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answered 2016-02-02 05:51:35 -0800

Linux Foundation Staff

This is telling you that you need to have a Signed-off-by line in your commit message footer.

The easy way to fix this is the following:

git commit -s --amend

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Thank you agrimberg. It worked !!!

saisujithreddy ( 2016-02-02 11:25:48 -0800 )edit
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