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Сan’t auto-deploy a new repository. UnknownErrorException: Internal plugin error.

Сan't auto-deploy a new repository
com.bigbrassband.jira.git.exceptions.UnknownErrorException: Internal plugin error.
      at java.util.concurrent.Executors$
      at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(
      at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$
Caused by: org.eclipse.jgit.api.errors.JGitInternalException: /var/atlassian/application-data/jira/data/git-plugin/example/HEAD.lock.ace055a41a2e4w392k2k9d -> /var/atlassian/application-data/jira/data/git-plugin/example/HEAD.lock: Operation not supported
      at org.eclipse.jgit.api.CloneCommand.init(
      ... 11 more
Caused by: java.nio.file.FileSystemException: /var/atlassian/application-data/jira/data/git-plugin/example/HEAD.lock.ace055a41a2e442bba91d3 -> /var/atlassian/application-data/jira/data/git-plugin/example/HEAD.lock: Operation not supported
      at sun.nio.fs.UnixException.translateToIOException(
      at sun.nio.fs.UnixException.rethrowAsIOException(
      at sun.nio.fs.UnixFileSystemProvider.createLink(
      at java.nio.file.Files.createLink(
      at org.eclipse.jgit.util.FS_POSIX.createNewFileAtomic(
      ... 15 more


The root problem is that the modern jgit (the Java git library) does not recognize cifs mounts on Linux. It thinks they are NFS and must support hard links. The same behavior is also present with the jgit command line on Ubuntu with a cifs mount in Azure.


It is possible to suppress that behavior by adding a setting to the Linux users .gitconfig. The Linux user will be the one that Jira runs under (normally jira). You can switch to the user with sudo su jira:

jira@MLS:/mnt/cifs$ cat $HOME/.gitconfig
supportsatomicfilecreation = true
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