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Git: ERROR: Unable to determine version


I am currently busy trying to migrate from SVN to GIT (Bitbucket) but the migration verification step already fails when trying to retrieve the version of the local GIT install:

C:\Data\Tools>java -jar svn-migration-scripts.jar verify

svn-migration-scripts: using version 0.1.1b58c71

Git: ERROR: Unable to determine version.

Subversion: using version 1.8.3

Could you please point me out what is missing here? How does the Java archive check the GIT version? I am using Windows and added the GIT_EXEC_PATH variable to the Environment variables. Thanks in advance for your answer(s). Regards, Erwin

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I managed to complete it now by installing SilkSVN (32bit) instead of VisualSVN (64bit). It's important to run svnserv when using Windows (avoid the file URL's).

but the initial problem was about git:

Git: ERROR: Unable to determine version.

how did you manage to solve that I'm having the same problem here, svn is verified ok... maybe is because I'm using 64bits versions of java and svn??

I had the same issue restarting command line after installing git worked for me

Make sure you allow Git to run from a command prompt in setup.

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Jeff Thomas Atlassian Team Sep 24, 2013

Erwin: What's the result of running 'git --version' from the command line?

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