Using a build variable as the Branch name of a Repository

I have a multi-repository build for which I'm trying to setup plan branches.

Until is implemented, this is going to be somewhat difficult. However, it has been suggested before to use a build variable to "parameterize" the branch names of all non-default repositories in a build plan.

I have tried using this approach by using ${} in the Branch field of the Repository configuration of all non-default repositories in my build plan. Unfortunately, this is giving me the following error:

(java.lang.RuntimeException : com.atlassian.bamboo.repository.InvalidRepositoryException: Cannot determine head revision of 'ssh://9a161dbd-6f8b-4af6-ba39-8d4a883bffea@' on branch '${}'. Branch has probably been removed.)

Any idea how I can make this work?



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I'm afraid you've found a bug. This variable is set too late in the build process to be useful as workaround to BAM-11544.

Please vote on this bug report:

It will work if you define your own plan variable, but sadly, this requires you to override it manually on each branch.

Is there any solution to this problem? I am still getting the same error

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