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Creating a Branch on X makes a copy on Y Branch

I am creating a branch on X Repo and it Creates a Copy of the branch on the Y repository.

I have not allowed any merging / work changes on it, what could be the reason ?

Can someone help me understand the reason, please ?

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habib rahman
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Mar 22, 2023

HI @Vinee Pradeepan My name is Habib I will try my best to help answer this request :

Based on the information provided, it sounds like you may have set up a repository link between X Repo and Y Repo, which is causing the creation of a copy of the branch in Y Repo when you create a branch in X Repo.

This behavior is expected when repository links are set up, as they allow for code changes in one repository to be automatically propagated to linked repositories.

Regarding the issue of not being able to merge or make changes on the branch in Y Repo, there could be a few reasons for this.

It's possible that you do not have the necessary permissions to make changes to the branch in Y Repo, or that the repository link was set up with restrictions that prevent changes from being made to the branch in Y Repo.To resolve this issue, you should first verify that you have the necessary permissions to make changes in Y Repo.

This can be done by checking your user settings and the repository permissions in Y Repo. If you do not have the necessary permissions, you may need to contact the repository administrator to request access or to have the permissions modified.If you have the necessary permissions but are still unable to make changes to the branch in Y Repo, you should check the repository link settings to see if there are any restrictions that are preventing changes from being propagated.

This can be done by going to the repository link settings in X Repo and reviewing the link configuration.If you are still unable to make changes to the branch in Y Repo after checking permissions and the link settings, you may need to contact Atlassian support for further assistance. They can provide additional guidance and troubleshooting steps to help you resolve the issue.

I would also refer to this support page from Atlassian. Clone and make a change on a new branch 

Thanks Habib 

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