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  2. JENKINS-32701

Slashes in branch names cause 'bat' workflow task to hang

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      As first reported in JENKINS-30744 windows 'bat' workflow task hangs on the encoding of git branch names when these branches contain special characters (tested with gitflow naming convention that has '/' in the branch name).

      The encoded path seems to create problems on windows when using 'bat'.
      Any branch that has a slash in it for example ('feature/myfeature') will get an encoded path on windows like <workspace_path>/feature%2Fmyfeature@script and <workspace_path>/feature%2Fmyfeature.
      When I apply the following workflow in a multibranch job in a root file 'Jenkinsfile', Jenkins hangs forever on the bat command

      node {
          stage 'Checkout'
          checkout scm
          stage 'Build'
          bat "echo 'test'"
      }
      

      When I add this same script on the 'master' branch everything is fine.

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              • Assignee:
                jglick Jesse Glick
                Reporter:
                jajansen Jan Arend Jansen
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