TODO to Issue:"Issue could not be created"

GitHub Actions: Issue could not be created


The Actions app: TODO to Issue

GitHub Actions has become an integral part of modern software development, enabling developers to automate various tasks within their repositories. However, as powerful as it is, sometimes you might encounter issues that leave you scratching your head. One common error message you might come across is "Issue could not be created." In this article, we'll explore a potential solution to this problem using the example of the 'alstr/todo-to-issue-action@v4.11' repository.

Understanding the Problem

The error message "Issue could not be created" can be quite frustrating, especially when you're relying on GitHub Actions to automate your workflow. This message typically means that the GitHub Action in question is unable to create an issue in your repository. Several factors can lead to this error, but one of the common issues is related to permissions.

The Solution

To resolve the "Issue could not be created" error, we need to adjust the permissions within your GitHub repository. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you solve this problem:

TODO to Issue unknown error

1. Githup repo setting

2. Workflow permissions

3. Allow read and WRITE


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