Common Git/Github Errors
fatal: refusing to merge unrelated histories
$ git pull origin master From github.com:aamnah/myproject.com * branch master -> FETCH_HEAD fatal: refusing to merge unrelated histories
Newly created Guthub repo, has only a
.gitignore file that the local repo doesn’t. can’t push without pulling first.
Solution: You can use
--allow-unrelated-histories to force the merge to happen.