HomeBrew Git update always breaks SourceTree

SourceTree is a great product, but there's one thing that is really annoying. I have Git installed using HomeBrew. When I update Git (because of a brew update), the next time I start SourceTree, I get the following error:

Screen Shot 2017-06-06 at 3.50.13 PM.pngSourceTree suddenly has no clue where my System Git is installed. This problem is probably caused by the fact that Homebrew uses symbolic links in /usr/local/bin that point to Git versions in the Cellar folder. 

Now every time Git is updated (which is quite often), I have to click away a few error dialogs and go to Preferences and reselect my System Git location.

It would be great if SourceTree could be a bit smarter in handling HomeBrew Git installations.

Thank you.

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I've got this problem, too. In my opinion SourceTree should be able to follow the symlink from /usr/local/bin/git

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