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Github Pages: Unexpected Content Error on Push

  • I have a theme I'm running at github,
    It works correctly there.

    When I clone the repo locally, set the GitHub pages app as an upstream, and try to push, I get an "Unexpected Content" error in GitKraken.
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    Error in git after running $ git push page master

    Enumerating objects: 321, done.
    Counting objects: 100% (321/321), done.
    Delta compression using up to 16 threads
    Compressing objects: 100% (164/164), done.
    Writing objects: 100% (321/321), 1.85 MiB | 6.23 MiB/s, done.
    Total 321 (delta 154), reused 319 (delta 152)
    remote: Resolving deltas: 100% (154/154), done.
    remote: /bin/bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (en_US.UTF-8)
    remote: ==================================
    remote: Publishing website
    remote: ==================================
    remote: => Cleanup build path
    remote: => Checkout repo
    remote: => Remove Gemfile.lock
    remote: => jekyll build
    remote: /home/cloudron is not writable.
    remote: Bundler will use /tmp/bundler20200513-136-qkorp9136' as your home directory temporarily. remote: fatal: not a git repository: '.' remote: /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/bundler-2.1.4/lib/bundler/resolver.rb:290:in block in verify_gemfile_dependencies_are_found!': Could not find gem 'jekyll (~> 4)' in any of the gem sources listed in your Gemfile. (Bundler::GemNotFound)
    remote: from /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/bundler-2.1.4/lib/bundler/resolver.rb:258:in each' remote: from /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/bundler-2.1.4/lib/bundler/resolver.rb:258:in verify_gemfile_dependencies_are_found!'
    remote: from /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/bundler-2.1.4/lib/bundler/resolver.rb:49:in start' remote: from /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/bundler-2.1.4/lib/bundler/resolver.rb:22:in resolve'
    remote: from /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/bundler-2.1.4/lib/bundler/definition.rb:258:in resolve' remote: from /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/bundler-2.1.4/lib/bundler/definition.rb:170:in specs'
    remote: from /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/bundler-2.1.4/lib/bundler/definition.rb:237:in specs_for' remote: from /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/bundler-2.1.4/lib/bundler/definition.rb:226:in requested_specs'
    remote: from /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/bundler-2.1.4/lib/bundler/runtime.rb:101:in block in definition_method' remote: from /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/bundler-2.1.4/lib/bundler/runtime.rb:20:in setup'
    remote: from /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/bundler-2.1.4/lib/bundler.rb:149:in setup' remote: from /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/jekyll-3.8.5/lib/jekyll/plugin_manager.rb:50:in require_from_bundler'
    remote: from /var/lib/gems/2.5.0/gems/jekyll-3.8.5/exe/jekyll:11:in <top (required)>' remote: from /usr/local/bin/jekyll:23:in load'
    remote: from /usr/local/bin/jekyll:23:in `<main>'
    ! [remote rejected] master -> master (pre-receive hook declined)
    error: failed to push some refs to ''


  • Staff

    @will Looks like a packaging bug. I can reproduce the error, looking into it.

  • @girish Any update on this? Its a show stopper for my page deployment.

  • Staff

    @will Forgot to update on this one. The issue is related to the use of jekyll 4 (in the gemfile). Are you able to reduce usage to jekyll 3? I think it should work after that.

    I will look into updating the app to support Jekyll 4. (it seems one cannot install jekyll 3 and 4 side by side?). Or maybe it's possible with some rbenv trick.

  • @girish No clue, I stole this theme off of a "Easy Jekyll themes site"

  • @girish Shouldn't the GitHub pages app be using the latest versions of Jekyll that github pages uses to maintain compatability?

  • Staff

    @will Initially, I thought this was about adding Jekyll 4 support but turns out it's not.

    Essentially, github-pages is a gem which pins the jekyll version to 3.8.5 - and . Now the jekyll project has released a v4. The github pages does not actually support Jekyll 4 - See .

    I was able to deploy your site by simply removing Gemfile before I did a jekyll build but I am not sure if this is the correct fix. But I am getting closer to the correct fix.

  • Staff

    @will I pushed a new version now which I think should fix your issue. Can you confirm?

    I had dig into ruby madness to see if the fix was correct. for the curious.

  • @girish Updated. Will confirm and report back.
    Thank you for diving through madness for the fix

  • @girish It worked! Need to change some of the jekyll code around to transition from github to this, but looks good!

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