I'm using a Maven plugin (jgitflow) via Bamboo that creates a 'release' branch only if a 'release' branch doesn't already exist. After deleting the previous 'release' branch, I try to run the plugin again to create the 'release' branch but get the following error:
"Error starting release: Error starting release: a release branch [refs/remotes/origin/release/1.0.0] already exists. Finish that first!"
The 'release' branch mentioned above was deleted, but the Bamboo git cache makes Bamboo think it still exists. Is there a way to update the git cache automatically?
The instructions to remove the git cache can be found in Git cache removal in Bamboo. In general this requires a restart so if you were to script this you would need to restart Bamboo.
In the latest Bamboo versions (5.x) there is a user interface feature (Overview > Repository Settings) that allows you to clean the Git cache without requiring a shut down of the application.
I would definitely recommend adding a Suggestion to JAC for this feature. If you do so please add the link to the ticket here so the community can vote on it!
G’day Bamboo customers, The wait is over! Bamboo Data Center edition you have been asking for is finally here! This self-managed enterprise offering of Bamboo has the resilience, reliability, and s...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find an event
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.Host an event
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events