I just tried to add a github hosted repository as a subtree to my current project. I get an error for each file like:
* branch master -> FETCH_HEAD
error: Invalid path '/Users/kay/Development/git/MyProject/Assets/Editor/BundleVersionChecker/.gitignore'
The URL is reported as Git repository, there is only the master branch as I just have started and the local relative path points to a non-existing directory name immediately under an existing directory.
I use the embedded git version of SourceTree 1.9.0 reported as 188.8.131.52. Confusingly when I enter git subtree I get:
git: 'subtree' is not a git command. See 'git --help'.
I am new to subtrees but used this project as a submodule before. What I am doing wrong here?
Could you paste the entire output you're experiencing from the start? Perhaps put it in a pastebin for easier reading.
As for the latter problem you're experiencing, subtree is an extension. The command line Git you're using is actually different from the one SourceTree uses (if using embedded). The SourceTree documentation tells you all about this, actually, and provides a link with a guide to getting it working here: http://engineeredweb.com/blog/how-to-install-git-subtree/
Hopefully the latter part helps, let me know about the former point.
My previous comment was wrong in that I accidentally created a submodule (which worked fine).
Now I tried to create a subtree again for another sub-project. At first I ran into the same problems but finally found the solution: The 'Add Subtree' dialog lets you select a directory and uses that as the full path. Editing it to be a relative path as stated in the label fixes the problem.
Maybe a future version of SourceTree can handle this automatically.
This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.Read more
Supported Platforms macOS Sourcetree has a lot to offer and, like many developer tools, finding and using it all can be a challenge, especially for a new user. Everyone might not love ...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find a group
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.Start an AUG
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs