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  2. JENKINS-8696

git plugin reports uninformative error when reference not found

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Component/s: git-plugin
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      When the Git SCM plugin cannot find the 'Branches to build' target or any ref to build, it reports a 'Nothing to do' error, which is not very helpful or informative.

      I'm attaching a one-line patch (ref-not-found.diff) that will change the error message to print the bad reference and more clearly indicate the problem.
      (This was applied to commit 4a538cbc06b4)

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              • Assignee:
                abayer Andrew Bayer
                Reporter:
                bvakili bvakili
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