Does " Full control of repository hooks" grant read-write if auth_token is setup ok?

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23 Apr, 2019 01:31 PM

In my Github Account under Appveyor CI
* Full control of repository hooks is listed. Do I need some other permission to be listed in order to push Artifacts to a new Github Release?

If so what is it?
To create a Github "Personal access token" I checked the scope "Repo" and then used the public key and Appveyor Yaml encrypt to make the encrypted security: appveyor_auth_token: xxxxx.

  1. I don't know if I need to check some other "scope" in that "Personal Access Token", such as "admin:repro_hook"? Which is full repository control of repro hooks with "read repository hooks" and "write repository hooks"

As it is now, I note that the "appveyor_auth_token — repo" has never been used and I am getting this error message.

Error creating GitHub release: Provider setting not found or it's value is empty. If secure setting is used please check that value was encrypted (or YAML was exported) while being logged under correct account. Parameter name: auth_token

The artifact is created as "build\weatherfax_pi-v1.9.002-ov42-win32.exe" here

The commit repository for this branch "deploy-windows" is here

PS: In "deploy:" I am using APPVEYOR_REPO_TAG: true # deploy on tag push only
and have pushed a new tag to origin "v1.9.3-ov42 without first changing VERSION.make to be the same version number. Perhaps that is the problem, but I don't think so.

  1. 1 Posted by fcgleason on 23 Apr, 2019 04:13 PM

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    After a change of VERSION.cmake and push to origin, to match the version pushed, deletion of the remote tag, and then committing the same "v1.9.3-ov42" tag again, appveyor built again and the error is identical to the one above.

  2. 2 Posted by fcgleason on 23 Apr, 2019 04:44 PM

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    As I understand it, I am not looking for "3rd party Access" and do not need to become an "organization".

    I am a single user with an opensource github repository.
    I do want to be able to push a new Tag in my Git repository, to trigger appveyor to make a new build and to copy the artifact (result) to my Git Repository, into the new Tag created.

    What "Scopes" do I need to enable in my authorization?

  3. 3 Posted by fcgleason on 23 Apr, 2019 05:27 PM

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    How does appveyor interact with github

    Explains some of the interactions.

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