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From Daan Hoogland <daan.hoogl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Git with Eclipse
Date Tue, 03 Nov 2015 09:34:33 GMT
Ron, can you link us to your PR? there is 118 open at the moment and I
don't see your name with the last bunch.

On Mon, Nov 2, 2015 at 10:59 PM, Ron Wheeler <rwheeler@artifact-software.com
> wrote:

> Due to Sebastien and Daan's help, I have been able to create a pull
> request for a small change to the docs.
> https://wiki.eclipse.org/EGit/User_Guide#Working_with_remote_Repositories
> was also a great help.
> It took me a few attempts to get a push to my github repo working but it
> finally worked.
>
> Eclipse/STS is pretty good for editing docs since it has an ReST editor
> that provides an outline for documents.
> I would like to have a Maven plug-in for Sphinx but I am not sure about
> everyone else so it might be tricky to integrate it into my workflow
> without affecting the master on git.
>
> If anyone has a chance to look at the pull request and let me know if I
> got it right, that would be reassuring.
>
> Ron
>
>
>
>
>
> On 30/10/2015 5:58 AM, Sebastien Goasguen wrote:
>
>> Ron,
>>
>> I don’t know how to use Github with eclipse, I use the command line for
>> everything.
>>
>> But the documentation should be good:
>>
>> https://github.com/apache/cloudstack-docs-admin#contributing-to-the-documentation
>>
>> Basically you need an account on GitHub.
>> You fork https://github.com/apache/cloudstack-docs-admin (or the other
>> docs repo).
>> You will then have a fork at https://github.com/
>> <YOUR_ACCOUNT>/cloudstack-docs-admin
>>
>> Clone your own fork:
>>
>> $ git clone https://github.com/<YOUR_ACCOUNT>/cloudstack-docs-admin
>>
>> Make your commits via eclipse and push to your own fork.
>>
>> Then on the GitHub UI, create a pull request to the upstream repo:
>> https://github.com/apache/cloudstack-docs-admin
>>
>> -sebastien
>>
>> On Oct 29, 2015, at 9:58 PM, Ron Wheeler <rwheeler@artifact-software.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Trying to help out with the docs without doing too much damage.
>>> I am new to git.
>>>
>>> I am using Eclipse with the egit/mylyn plug-in and I have managed to get
>>> the source for the docs-admin downloaded.
>>>
>>> The "Configure Fetch" has a Source Ref of "refs/heads/*" and a
>>> Desctination Ref  of "refs/remotes/origin/*"
>>> I think that I have the right sources. They seem to match the published
>>> docs.
>>>
>>> I have made my changes and think that I need to create a pull request to
>>> get one of the Cloudstack gods to decide if my attempts are worthy.
>>>
>>> I have created the pull request in Eclipse but when I try to submit it I
>>> get an error box titled "Submit failed" popping up with the rather cryptic
>>> "Unexpected error: Invalid request. "base", "head" weren't supplied".
>>> I think that I have to configure the "Remotes/origin/
>>> https://gethub.com/apache/cloudstack-doc-admin.git" entry  using
>>> "Configure Push" menu.
>>>
>>> It has a section called "Ref mappings" that I gather is how git figures
>>> out how I want my changes mapped back into the remote repos.
>>>
>>> Am I looking in the right places?
>>> If so, what are the right "Source Ref" and "Destination Ref" entries to
>>> get a pull request that will please the gods (both local and remote).
>>>
>>> It looks like editing and creating pull requests gets easy once this is
>>> working.
>>>
>>> Still have to work on getting the document production working so I can
>>> actually see the fruits of my labour.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>> Ron
>>>
>>>
>>> *
>>> *
>>>
>>> --
>>> Ron Wheeler
>>> President
>>> Artifact Software Inc
>>> email: rwheeler@artifact-software.com
>>> skype: ronaldmwheeler
>>> phone: 866-970-2435, ext 102
>>>
>>>
>>
>
> --
> Ron Wheeler
> President
> Artifact Software Inc
> email: rwheeler@artifact-software.com
> skype: ronaldmwheeler
> phone: 866-970-2435, ext 102
>
>


-- 
Daan

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