SourceTree 2.0.4 crashes constantly (every few clicks) on OSX 10.7.5. How can I downgrade to a version that works?

The previous version (1.7 or 1.8?) was working fine, but since I upgraded, it has become totally unusable.  For example, merely attempting to open a folder causes:


Process:         SourceTree [11262]

Path:            /Applications/

Identifier:      SourceTree

Version:         ??? (???)

Code Type:       X86-64 (Native)

Parent Process:  SourceTree [11192]


Date/Time:       2015-01-07 19:41:44.770 -0800

OS Version:      Mac OS X 10.7.5 (11G63b)

Report Version:  9

Sleep/Wake UUID: 399DEF6C-47E6-4DA3-8768-D6E63CEF4BCB


Anonymous UUID:                      F6E2F154-004B-4B6E-8457-56855ABF7CF1


Crashed Thread:  Unknown



Exception Codes: KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS at 0x00007fff5fc01028


Backtrace not available


Unknown thread crashed with X86 Thread State (64-bit):

  rax: 0x0000000000000055  rbx: 0x0000000000000000  rcx: 0x0000000000000000  rdx: 0x0000000000000000

  rdi: 0x0000000000000000  rsi: 0x0000000000000000  rbp: 0x0000000000000000  rsp: 0x0000000000000000

   r8: 0x0000000000000000   r9: 0x0000000000000000  r10: 0x0000000000000000  r11: 0x0000000000000000

  r12: 0x0000000000000000  r13: 0x0000000000000000  r14: 0x0000000000000000  r15: 0x0000000000000000

  rip: 0x00007fff5fc01028  rfl: 0x0000000000010203  cr2: 0x00007fff5fc01028

Logical CPU: 6


Binary images description not available



External Modification Summary:

  Calls made by other processes targeting this process:

    task_for_pid: 0

    thread_create: 0

    thread_set_state: 0

  Calls made by this process:

    task_for_pid: 0

    thread_create: 0

    thread_set_state: 0

  Calls made by all processes on this machine:

    task_for_pid: 10296

    thread_create: 0

    thread_set_state: 0


Model: MacBookPro8,2, BootROM MBP81.0047.B27, 4 processors, Intel Core i7, 2 GHz, 8 GB, SMC 1.69f1

Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6490M, AMD Radeon HD 6490M, PCIe, 256 MB

Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000, Intel HD Graphics 3000, Built-In, 512 MB

Memory Module: BANK 0/DIMM0, 4 GB, DDR3, 1333 MHz, 0x80AD, 0x484D54333531533642465238432D48392020

Memory Module: BANK 1/DIMM0, 4 GB, DDR3, 1333 MHz, 0x80AD, 0x484D54333531533642465238432D48392020

AirPort: spairport_wireless_card_type_airport_extreme (0x14E4, 0xD6), Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0 (

Bluetooth: Version 4.0.8f17, 2 service, 18 devices, 1 incoming serial ports

Network Service: Ethernet, Ethernet, en0

Network Service: Wi-Fi, AirPort, en1

Serial ATA Device: ST9500325ASG, 500.11 GB

Serial ATA Device: HL-DT-ST DVDRW  GS31N

USB Device: FaceTime HD Camera (Built-in), apple_vendor_id, 0x8509, 0xfa200000 / 3

USB Device: hub_device, 0x0424  (SMSC), 0x2513, 0xfa100000 / 2

USB Device: USB Receiver, 0x046d  (Logitech Inc.), 0xc52b, 0xfa130000 / 6

USB Device: BRCM2070 Hub, 0x0a5c  (Broadcom Corp.), 0x4500, 0xfa110000 / 5

USB Device: Bluetooth USB Host Controller, apple_vendor_id, 0x821a, 0xfa113000 / 9

USB Device: Apple Internal Keyboard / Trackpad, apple_vendor_id, 0x0252, 0xfa120000 / 4

USB Device: hub_device, 0x0424  (SMSC), 0x2513, 0xfd100000 / 2

USB Device: USB2.0 Hub, 0x05e3  (Genesys Logic, Inc.), 0x0608, 0xfd120000 / 4

USB Device: iPhone, apple_vendor_id, 0x12a0, 0xfd123000 / 6

USB Device: Sabrent USB-DH88, 0x17e9  (DisplayLink (UK) Ltd.), 0x0360, 0xfd122000 / 5

USB Device: IR Receiver, apple_vendor_id, 0x8242, 0xfd110000 / 3



2 answers

Hi, this problem is fixed by the use of the special package of git available here :

Don't be afraid, this git package is suitable for your Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 (the same i have), even if its name speaks about snow leopard.

Of course you must change in the source tree preferences panel the git version and use the git of your system (the one previously installed: see above wink )

I hope this will help you.

Have fun!


This solved my problem.  Thank you so much!

You're welcome! ;)

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