Environment:Linux vm86.gsc.wustl.edu 2.6.32-21-server #32-Ubuntu SMP Fri Apr 16 09:17:34 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Jenkins Git v1.1.8
If 'Global Config user.name Value' and/or 'Global Config user.email Value' are not set in the Jenkins configuration then the following error occurs when Jenkins Git tries to checkout a repo:
It seems like these values should be collected from the Git's config:
Or at the very least not crash if they are not filled in.
This issue occurred after a Jenkins deb upgrade and upgrade of plugins.