SourceTree fails to start new feature


I have just updated SourceTree to V1.8.1.0 (System Git V2.7.0).  Now, when I go to Repository | Git Flow | Start New Feature, fill in a feature name based on the latest development branch, I get an error that says:

sh.exe C:\Users\Patrick\AppData\Local\Atlassian\SourceTree\gitflow_local\gitflow\git-flow feature start abc
Completed with errors, see above.


This worked fine before the update.  Any ideas?  (The message doesn't seem to say much.)


Kind wishes ~ Patrick


PS - Please can we have the Git Flow button back on the main menu, at least as an option?

5 answers

+1 I am getting the same thing. 

Same problem here.. not being able to start new feature branch after updating the source tree

Same issue, after updating to new version. Any fixes?

PS - Can you put Git Flow button back on the main menu ! 


+1 Also i am experiencing not able to start feature and button GIT Flow is gone. any idea when fix is available ?


Apparently, they are working on it.  Temporary fix is to drop back to a previous version. You can find a link on their Twitter feed @Sourcetree ( (Win), (Mac))

  • Patrick

PS - I found I had to do an uninstall of before I tried to install the new one.

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