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Error while reindexing – Java heap space / Object too large, rejecting the pack


The Git Integration for Jira application uses the JGit library which does not support objects over 2GB in size stored in git repositories.


Jira admins will see an error in the Git Integration for Jira app interface – for example:

or Jira admins will see a message similar to the one below in the Jira /application-logs/atlassian-jira.log:


Сan't auto-deploy a new repository https://server/project/repository.git
com.bigbrassband.jira.git.exceptions.InvalidRemoteOperationException: Specified origin https://server/project/repository.git is incorrect or not supported
        at java.util.concurrent.Executors$
        at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(
        at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$
Caused by: org.eclipse.jgit.api.errors.TransportException: Object too large (2,271,263,009 bytes), rejecting the pack. Max object size limit is 2,147,483,639 bytes.
        at org.eclipse.jgit.api.CloneCommand.fetch(
        ... 11 more


Making any change to a git repository’s history can result in loss of data. Proceed with care.

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