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Branches display broken in 2.1?

I updated from SourceTree today straight to and noticed the branches list when viewing a single repo is empty. I'm on Windows 10 x64, system git 2.9.2. Embedded git didn't seem to make a difference.

I double checked that i don't have issues with the git repo itself, command line and such show all my branches as before, so it seems to be strictly a UX issue on SourceTree's part.

Let me know if i can contribute something else.

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Mike Corsaro Atlassian Team Jun 01, 2017

Hello! Can you post a screenshot for me? Thanks!

Will do when i get the chance - i reinstalled and now it says its up to date and i can't seem to update to 2.1.x.

Mike Corsaro Atlassian Team Jun 07, 2017

We roll-out updates to ST progressively, so it may be a bit before you get the new update. If you'd like, you can download the new version here

Hi Mike,

Thanks for the link. Still happens in, here is a screenshot:


Mike Corsaro Atlassian Team Jun 08, 2017

I noticed that you're using '.' notation to name branches... could you try and disable libgit2 integration under the Git settings in the options dialog?

Hi Mike,

I don't see the option or any mention of libgit2 anywhere in the options dialog or the menus.

This is with the build linked above and my repo which is a VSTS/TFS git hosted on Azure.


I have the same issue with as Ran describes.

In my main repository my local branches is displayed, but in my worktree they are not. I suspekt Mike to also use worktrees from his screenshot. My worktree name only contains letters, numbers and special sign "-".

In my options|Git there is no option to disable libgit2 as we use System Git.

Is there any change you can fix this? We really love the worktree option as it makes it possible to switch context quickly.

I can confirm the same behavior.

I had and it correctly displayed local branches in my worktree folders, as well as the folder containing the main git repository.

After manually updating to (linked to above) the worktree folders no longer show local branches in the left pane.

I don't have any options in the git settings in SourceTree for libgit2 either. I am using the system git, version 2.13.0.

Mike Corsaro Atlassian Team Jun 12, 2017

Got it -- thanks. I'll file a bug. The libgit option may be in a newer version, let me check and get back to you.

Mike Corsaro Atlassian Team Jun 12, 2017

Can you download the beta here, uncheck the libgit setting under 'git', and see if that resolves the issue? Thanks!

Hi Mike,

At least for me, disabling libgit2 does not solve this issue, both with system git (2.9.2) and embedded git (2.12.x) - restarted after disabling libgit2 integration to be sure.

Mike Corsaro Atlassian Team Jun 12, 2017

I've confirmed the issue on my end, and a PR has been submitted with a fix. It should be included in an upcoming release.

That's great!

Thanks for the quick turnaround, Looking forward to it :)

If anyone was wondering, the release does not yet include a fix for this (which makes sense seeing as we tested a 2.1.4 beta).

I have the same issue using worktrees and looking forward to the next release.

Thanks for your work.

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