sourcetree hangs in log/history and memory skyrockets (

Just migrated my code from svn to git.

Committed and pushed the latest svn revision (clean start in git). It's around 2k files with a total size of about 20mb.

After push, i tried to see the log / history tab, but sourcetree hangs, and the memory skyrockets (i kill it in 2gb).

Same happens with every repository i migrated.

I'm using the latest version


p.s i tried to file a bug in sourcetree support but the page doesn't work for me

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this is only happening in versions





Downgraded to 1.6.8 and the issue is gone. So i guess it has something to do with the new tree view! 

We are having the same problem too, with v1.6.11. The downgrade to 1.6.8 also fixed the problem here. Thanks.

i just tried to leave it without killing it to see the outcome:

After about 1-2 min the memory decreases, and the view is working.

Then i created a branch... and the waiting / memory / hang started all over again. After 1 min the view started working and te memory decreased.

CPU for the sourcetree process is at a constant 20% while hanging


I've experienced the same issue when doing an initial commit of 2k-3k files. I have to kill source tree when the memory usage hits around 4gb. As a workaround, With SourceTree closed, I create a change in a single file for this repository. On opening SourceTree the initial view shows the uncommitted changes (only 1 file) and the program is usable again. I dare not click on that initial commit again though.

I seem to have the same problem. I downgraded to 1.6.8 as well and indeed the problem is gone. Thx for the tip.

Same problem here. Anyone know where I can download 1.6.8?


EDIT : Found it

Atlassian, can we have a more permanent solution please?

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