I have been happily using SourceTree for 4 months, when suddenly none my local repositories would be displayed in the tool.
The errror says 'git status' failed with code 128: unable to access 'H:\/.config/git/config': invalid argument... then it shows the correct local path to the repository.
I have made no changes to the config, nor performed any updates when this issue hit.
I have tried updating the embedded GIT and using it, without success. I have also tried re-installing without success.
Using git status and other commands from the SourceTree termainal works fine
I have run into the same exact problem. My H drive is a network drive which is used to map the "home" drive on my company's network. Whenever I lose access to the H drive, I receive the error in git. Sometimes, the H drive will lose connection at work due to network issues. If I am at home at not connected to my work network via vpn I will get the issue. As soon as I connect to the VPN, the issue goes away. It appears that my local GIT has installed some reference to my H drive which I never use. But since it is mapped as the home drive, sourcetree, which is using git, is now dependent upon my H drive. I haven't made the change yet to fix it, but I believe I may have to change the default home drive, then reinstall git.
There are many practical problems with using a DVCS (git/mercurial) to manage pseudo-local repositories (such as network storage). This is a Git issue, not a SourceTree one. This post has a similar issue and links to even more questions.
I STRONGLY recommend having your repository actually be local, and add this network location where you also want your files to live as a remote that you can push to.
Feel free to explain any reasons why that doesn't work for your particular situation.
All my local repositories are stored in my C Drive. My remote repositories are located on a server in my regional data centre. I have never stored anything on the H drive SourceTree is indicating, so not sure why it suddenly started referencing this drive. As mentioned, the error shows the correct local file system's location of my repository... very odd.
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