Mercurial Executable capability `/usr/bin/hg' does not seem to be a hg client.

Hello. I have a problem!

(com.atlassian.bamboo.repository.RepositoryException : java.lang.RuntimeException: com.atlassian.bamboo.repository.RepositoryException: Mercurial Executable capability `/usr/bin/hg' does not seem to be a hg client. Is it properly set?)


How fix it?

root@Bamboo:/opt# which hg
/usr/bin/hg

hg version 2.8.2

 

Bambo Executables:

JDK 1.7/usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64/jre
Maven 2 (Maven 2.x)/usr/share/maven2
Mercurial/usr/bin/hg

 

Default Agent

JDK 1.7/usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64/jre
Maven 2 (Maven 2.x)/usr/share/maven2
Mercurial/usr/bin/hg

 

Atlassian Bamboo version 5.3 build 4101

 

 

4 answers

0 votes

Hello Igor,

Match string for HG capability is 

"^Mercurial Distributed SCM \\(version (.*)\\)"
Can you please provide result text of "hg version" command

This regexp is not good idea: users with localized hg will suffer. Of course they can delete /usr/share/locale/../hg.mo, as i did but this don't seems right

root@Bamboo:/opt# which hg
/usr/bin/hg

hg version 2.8.2

0 votes

Hello Igor,

Just tested Bamboo 5.3 with Mercurial 3.1.2 and it works as expected. Also checked output of "hg version" command for Mercurial 2.8.2, pattern is the same. So maybe issue is at permission level.

Can you please provide error message from log. It should have "Output: " prefix with ERROR log level. It contains output of "hg version" command. It will help us to understand what's wrong with "hg version" command.

I found my HG location by typing hg -v which resulted /


/home/<username>/bin/hg

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