Download the .git folder when downloading repository

Using Bamboo to download a git repository, using the 'Source Code Checkout' task, does not seem to be downloading the .git folder. This is necessary for some tasks we want to run on the build server, such as reading in the last commit message.

Is there a way to make this task include the .git folder as well, besides doing a manual clone in the process? Cloning manually would introduce other problems with authentication and make the process less clean.

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Err, ".git" directory is created when you use Source Code Checkout task. There's no other way to do git pull...

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