This is a detailed documentation for the downstream sync functionality of packit. The command creates a new pull request in upstream repository using a selected branch (master by default) from Fedora dist-git repository.
Pagure dist-git is configured in a way that it requires 2 API tokens in order to perform a pull request using the API (which packit is using). Please set these three environment variables using the appropriate tokens:
export PAGURE_USER_TOKEN=<token>— this token is needed to access data in pagure. This is meant to be an API token of your user: https://src.fedoraproject.org/settings#nav-api-tab
export PAGURE_FORK_TOKEN=<token>— packit needs this token to create a pull request: https://src.fedoraproject.org/fork/YOU/rpms/PACKAGE/settings#apikeys-tab If the fork does not exist, you have to create it in Pagure’s web interface. We are working with Fedora team to relax this requirement.
export GITHUB_TOKEN=<token>— you can obtain the token over here: https://github.com/settings/tokens
Files which are synced are mentioned in
Once you want to sync Fedora dist-git repo into the upstream repo,
packit sync-from-downstream in a working directory of your upstream
$ git clone https://github.com/user-cont/colin.git $ cd colin $ packit sync-from-downstream upstream active branch master Cloning repo: https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/colin.git -> /tmp/tmph9npe78e using master dist-git branch syncing /tmp/tmph9npe78e/colin.spec PR created: https://api.github.com/repos/phracek/colin/pulls/3
Usage: packit sync-from-downstream [OPTIONS] [PATH_OR_URL] Copy synced files from Fedora dist-git into upstream by opening a pull request. PATH_OR_URL argument is a local path or a URL to the upstream git repository, it defaults to the current working directory Options: --dist-git-branch TEXT Source branch in dist-git for sync. --upstream-branch TEXT Target branch in upstream to sync to. --no-pr Pull request is not create. --fork / --no-fork Push to a fork. --remote-name TEXT Name of the remote where packit should push. if this is not specified, it pushes to a fork if the repo can be forked. -h, --help Show this message and exit.