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I am getting an error when inputting my repo location into the "Source Code Management > Git > Repository URL" section of a new Job. I have searched all around and tried many different URLs with no success.


Failed to connect to repository: Error performing the command: git ls-remote -h https://github.com/micdoodle8/Crossbow_Mod_2.git HEAD

Any ideas?

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For this, you might need to set the path to your git executable in Manage Jenkins -> Configure System -> Git -> Git Installations -> Path to Git executable.

For example, I was getting the same error in Windows. I had installed git with chocolatey, and got the location via Powershell:

Get-Command git.exe | Select Definition

In Unix, you should be able to do:

which git