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'Couldn't find merge base' displayed when opening pull request #1190
This issue was consistently reproducible, but now I can't reproduce it anymore. Will add more details to this issue if I encounter this problem again.
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Aug 24, 2017
Once #1199 has been merged, you should see a message like, "The Pull Request failed to load. Please check your network connection and click refresh to try again", if this happens again. It will also write more detail to the logs.
If you do see this, could you send me the logs from:
Hopefully that will show me where the issue is!
So I noticed this again while trying to view this PR: meaghanlewis/TestWebAppProject#7
Excellent, this log is very useful!
It looks like it's trying to fetch a branch that has been deleted (from a closed PR):
I'm a bit confused about feting from deleted branches. I have tried this a couple of times and I thought it worked. Maybe the branch was cashed somehow.
I'm wondering if calling,
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Aug 31, 2017
I believe @meaghanlewis tried viewing a closed PR with a deleted branch that had been submitted from her own fork. She will have had the rights to this forked repo, but was still not able to view the PR.
It's almost as if you can fetch deleted branches from the repo you're in, but not from forks (whoever created them). I'm a little surprised by this though because it isn't obvious to me what the difference is. Aren't they just different remotes on the same repo?