When I attempt to do a git clone on my git repository I get the following error:
error: cache entry has null sha1: .chef/credentials fatal: unable to write new index file
My clone fails and the local directory is empty. When I navigate to the source -> .chef directory on bitbucket UI I see the following:
credentials → 000000000000 
I think this is an artifact of a symbolic link, but somehow this was successfully checked in and has created some sort of bad index sha value.
Any way to fix this?
I think this has something to do with symlink preservation where they are commited and pushed on a linux filesystem, then checking it out on a windows FS and commit/push causes something weird to happen.
Unfortunately, I had to move past this error by reverting to a past commit and resetting. So, the credentials dir is no longer there. So, I am closing this issue out.
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