Unable to clone a Mercurial repo by URL

I'm trying to clone a mercurial repo (hosted by Kiln). It's been working fine for months, but recently I replaced my workstation with a new iMac downloaded and installed the latest SourceTree and now this:

Error calling askpass for username: 2017-05-29 20:42:02.381 SourceTreeLogin[13924:1807324] *** Terminating app due to uncaught exception 'NSInvalidArgumentException', reason: '*** -[NSPlaceholderMutableString initWithString:]: nil argument'

*** First throw call stack:


I'm at a loss on how to troubleshoot this. I'm using the embedded mercurial, but have installed (via homebrew) the lastst and have no problem cloning the repo in question from the terminal.


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This should be fixed, are you still experiencing it with 2.5.2 (111)? If so, please follow up via a ticket on https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/SRCTREE and we'll follow up further.

Brian Ganninger
Senior Mac Developer, SourceTree

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