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Discussion on: Running Nx Affected Commands in GitHub Actions

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Agustin Polo

Any ideas on those forking cases? I'm dealing with
Error: Command failed: git merge-base origin/master HEAD
Was hoping this post would shine a light on this 😅

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Agustin Polo

For forked repos I was able to run a gh actions workflow by removing the ref: ${{ github.event.pull_request.head.ref }} from your example. This enabled the workflow to pull the forked branch commit, with it's history, then fetch the base master branch with the defined depth and the affected:lint command worked in the end :)
Hope it helps someone!

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Devin Shoemaker Author

Cool! Thanks for the reply! I will test that out and update the post if it works well!

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Devin Shoemaker Author

I finally got around to testing this fix and updating this blog post. Thanks again Agustin!