Configuring Jenkins to use JGit, cloning a git repo containing symlinks leads to a clone where symlinks are replaced by files. The created clone config file contains the following:
According to what I read in this JGit issue, I thought the issue would have been solved by meeting the following conditions:
- running Jenkins on java 7
- Using JGit>3.7.0, i.e. using git-client-plugin>=1.18.0
It seems I was wrong, but I don't know where to look now.