Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Next challenges

Recent achievements

  • Global
  • Personal

Recognition

  • Give kudos
  • Received
  • Given

Leaderboard

  • Global

Trophy case

Kudos (beta program)

Kudos logo

You've been invited into the Kudos (beta program) private group. Chat with others in the program, or give feedback to Atlassian.

View group

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

How do I perform a git-tfs pull command from the first task in a Bamboo build plan?

A signifcant proportion of our .Net source code is being checked in to TFS. For a number of reasons we have been investigating a migration to git as the TFS source code repository for some of our .Net solutions.

We have proceeded cautiously and have created a few git repositories that simply 'mirror' a selection of TFS repositories in order to avoid any side-effects in TFS. Code is still being checked-in to TFS via the VS IDE but there is currently no automatic way to keep the git repositories in synch with their TFS sisters.

We need to somehow automate a git-tfs pull command on each repository to retrieve any recent changes prior to each new build in Bamboo. How can this be achieved from within a task in a Bamboo build plan?

2 answers

1 accepted

0 votes
Answer accepted

Thank you Timothy - however SSH is not really necessary as we have a small intranet, and both servers are on tyhe same network.

I neglected to add in my initial question that git is running on Windows 2008 Server.

In the end I found that what is needed is to execute a bash script from a Windows .cmd file. Cygwin was already installed on the server and all that was necessary in the end was to iniatalise a bash shell from the .cmd file passing the location of the bash script (which actually executes git-tfs pull).

The trickiest part was persuading the bash shell to run the script from within the git repository.

0 votes
Timothy Community Leader Apr 29, 2014

Use a SSH task to pull from TSF to Git (https://gist.github.com/jschementi/286677). Then execute your remaining tasks.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in DevOps

Step up your DevOps game webinar Q&A series - Questions answered!

  On October 21st, 2020 we hosted a webinar titled,   Step Up You DevOps Game with 4 Key Integrations for Jira and Bitbucket. We had a great showing and high engagement, but that meant th...

101 views 0 1
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you