How does Stash respond to an unsupported version of a git client?


I'm evaluating a migration from SVN to git, and we're considering Stash for the server. Stash as requiring git version 1.6.6+ for the client, and then there are a number of specific versions which are not supported.

My question is, what will happen if I try to use an unsupported version of git to connect to Stash (clone, push, etc.)? Will the client be prevented from connecting? Will there be an informative error message?



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Jason Hinch Atlassian Team May 21, 2014

The unsupported versions mentioned on the page are for git on the server. For clients the only requirement is 1.6.6+. If you attempt to clone with an earlier version of git, Stash will report that it received an invalid git request.

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