How to push changes to student repos?

Hi everyone!

I just tried using GitHub Classroom and the Classroom Assistant for this first time this quarter.

I was thinking that I’d like to clone all the repos (e.g., using Classroom Assistant) and then grade them by leaving a feedback file in each repo. Getting the feedback to the students would then be done by adding, committing, and pushing each individual student’s repo.

I was able to add and commit (from the command line) but when I tried to push I got an error:

remote: Temporary clone tokens are read-only.
fatal: unable to access ‘’: The requested URL returned error: 403

Hopefully I’m the one who’s doing something wrong, but any help or advice would be greatly appreciated :slight_smile:

Hi Michael,

To the best of my understanding it is not possible to do what you’re trying to do due to Classroom using temporary tokens. I ended up kludging together a set of shell scripts that clone my students’ repos, run the tests, and create/commit feedback as markdown files and pushing the changes up.

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