Bamboo hg error pulling bitbucket subrepository

We have bitbucket hosted repositories with several subrepositories, when I try to pull a repository with a subrepository it fails with this message: stderr: abort: repository <sub repository name> not found! This of course fails the build since it couldn't pull the source.

The Repository structure looks sort of like this:

dev_all_main_repository =

- subrepository1 =

- subrepository2 =

- subrepository2_subrepository1 =

2 answers

Hm... Have you tried to disable "repository caching" in the plan's repository advanced configuration? There should be a checkbox "Disable repository caching" there, which is supposed to enable subrepositories support.


Problem is still happening with "Disable repository caching" checked. Have tried many different configurations and this error still occurs with the subrepo.

Attached is the failed build log from a test repo that is very simple:

main \ a.txt


\component \ b.txt

where .hgsub is component = component

The repo and subcomponent clone fine from the command line. Not sure why this is failing in Bamboo.

One thing that seemed curious in the log is "Removing '/var/bamboo-home/xml-data/build-dir/RT-TEST-JOB1' as it does not contain a valid hg repository ".

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