Question

pre-receive hook declined on Dokku image

Posted September 21, 2014 7k views

Hi all,

I can’t seem to use the Dokku image provided by DigitalOcean (Dokku v0.2.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 w/ Docker 1.1.2).

Seems to fail with the sample app, steps to reproduce are:

  1. Create new droplet with my SSH key (1gb ram / 1cpu - $10/m)
  2. Go to {mydomain}.com and see the Dokku setup screen
  3. Tick “use virtual naming for apps”
  4. Hit [finish setup]
  5. Clone the heroku nodejs sample app locally
  6. Run git remote add production dokku@{mydomain}.com:node-js-app
  7. run git push production master

And I get:

Counting objects: 378, done.
Delta compression using up to 4 threads.
Compressing objects: 100% (304/304), done.
Writing objects: 100% (378/378), 209.95 KiB | 0 bytes/s, done.
Total 378 (delta 45), reused 378 (delta 45)
remote: -----> Cleaning up ...
remote: -----> Building node-js-app ...
remote: Cloning into '/tmp/tmp.vfvhbuvQct'...
remote: warning: You appear to have cloned an empty repository.
remote: done.
remote: HEAD is now at 97a7c5c... wording
remote:        Node.js app detected
To dokku@{mydomain}:node-js-app
 ! [remote rejected] master -> master (pre-receive hook declined)
error: failed to push some refs to 'dokku@{mydomain}.com:node-js-app'

Any ideas?

Sneaky Edit: I found a post here telling me to run a command to fix the config of docker but is still not working.

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2 answers

The step dokku is failing at is the buildstep, a separate script, not dokku itself. Try follow these instructions to upgrade it: https://github.com/progrium/dokku#upgrading

I’ve seen the same thing. It seems to be affected by enabling IPv6 on the droplet. If I start a new droplet with IPv6 disabled, it works.

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