I got our networked storage for Stash set up finally. I copied the stash-home directory to the new location, updated the environment variable and started the server. However, whenever Stash tries to enter a git command there is an error message
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Git\cmd\git.exe" clone --bare -
-shared \\drive\stash\stash-home\data\repositories\24 \\drive\stash\stas
Cloning into bare repository '\\drive\stash\stash-home\data\repositories\51'
fatal: '\drive\stash\stash-home\data\repositories\24' does not appear to be
a git repository
fatal: Could not read from remote repository.
I logged into the machine, and found that
>git clone \\drive\stash\stash-home\data\repositories\24
has that error message but
>git clone //drive/stash/stash-home/data/repositories/24
works perfectly. I tried setting the STASH_HOME variable to both //drive/stash/stash-home and \\drive\stash\stash-home, but both options seemed to work the same. How could I overcome this so that the git repos are on our backed up storage?
Unfortunately, if Stash is running non-interactively as a service, mapping a network drive is not an option.
As it turns out, there is a relatively simple workaround for this. Use the mklink command to create a symbolic link to the networked location, and then point Stash at the symlink.
If you set up a UNC path for our STASH_HOME directory (e.g. \\myfileserver\sourcecode) you will have issues. You should change it to a mapped network drive instead you will avoid issues.
Please use this Knowledge Base article as a referrence:
Please also observe the length of the path might cause you issues.
I hope this helps you.
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