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Ruby Build a Simple Ruby on Rails Application Getting Started with Rails Push to GitHub

Steven Meyer
Steven Meyer
933 Points

Push failed

C:\projects\treebook [master]> git remote set-url origin https://github.com/stev elmeyer/treebook/

OK here's what I did to get this to work.

at command line on my computer (Windows 7) I typed:

C:\projects\treebook [master]> git remote set-url origin https://github.com/{insert your github id}/treebook/

NB: NOT "treebook.git" but "treebook/"

Then I typed:

C:\projects\treebook [master]> git push --set-upstream origin master

That worked

NB: I did not initialise my repository with a README. That produced a different sort of error.


**************Here's a cut and paste from my command line********************************************

C:\projects\treebook [master]> git remote set-url origin https://github.com/{insert your github id}/treebook/ C:\projects\treebook [master]> git remote -v origin https://github.com/{insert you github id}/treebook/ (fetch) origin https://github.com/{insert you github id}/treebook/ (push) C:\projects\treebook [master]> git push fatal: The current branch master has no upstream branch. To push the current branch and set the remote as upstream, use

git push --set-upstream origin master

C:\projects\treebook [master]> git push --set-upstream origin master

************************ GOT AN ERROR *********************************************************************

To https://github.com/{insert you github id}/treebook/ ! [rejected] master -> master (fetch first) error: failed to push some refs to 'https://github.com/{insert you github id}/treebook/' hint: Updates were rejected because the remote contains work that you do hint: not have locally. This is usually caused by another repository pushing hint: to the same ref. You may want to first integrate the remote changes hint: (e.g., 'git pull ...') before pushing again. hint: See the 'Note about fast-forwards' in 'git push --help' for details.



{At this point I deleted my github treebook repository and created a brand new one with no initial README.md}


C:\projects\treebook [master]> git push fatal: The current branch master has no upstream branch. To push the current branch and set the remote as upstream, use

git push --set-upstream origin master

C:\projects\treebook [master]> git push --set-upstream origin master Counting objects: 87, done. Delta compression using up to 8 threads. Compressing objects: 100% (75/75), done. Writing objects: 100% (87/87), 30.44 KiB | 0 bytes/s, done. Total 87 (delta 2), reused 87 (delta 2) To https://github.com/{insert you github id}/treebook/

  • [new branch] master -> master Branch master set up to track remote branch master from origin. C:\projects\treebook [master]>

************************************************ END CUT AND PASTE *******************************************

WITH MANY THANKS TO THE GOOD FOLKS AT STACK EXCHANGE