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I cannot launch FileMerge from SourceTree (Launch External Merge Tool), where are PATHS etc set up in SourceTree? (Can launch from Xcode & Diff settings in SourceTree all look correct).

Dialog appears briefly then disappears, but FileMerge does not launch. Settings in SourceTree Diff section all look right. Is there a path setting I need to change.

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See this StackOverFlow question for a workaround. However, SourceTree should definitely provide an error to the user telling them what to do and how to fix.

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/32729049/filemerge-quits-immediately-after-launching-from-sourcetree/41490804

I am having the same issue with the new SourceTree Version 2.2.2 (51) after updating (though I swear I thought I had used this feature after updating.

I have mine setup to use Kaleidoscope for diffs.  nothing very telling is populating into the syslog at this point (that I can tell) when it happens.

Same problem here.

 

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Hello,

This is a know bug as you can see here: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/SRCTREE-3644.  We recommend you to vote and watch in that issue. 

 

Cheers, 
Renato 

REnato,

Sorry, I want to down vote this answer, as the 3648 ticket titled "SourceTree ignores commit.template config in git " doesn't match our issue/problem.

 
How does that involves FileMerge?
The ticket doesn't mention FileMerge etc. anywhere to explain the relevance/connections

Hi Hendrik,

 

I believe I've paste the wrong link. I just updated that.

 

Cheers,

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