Stash Fails To Start on Windows, Please add git version 1.7.6 or higher to the PATH

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mysysGit is installed on Windows but Stash fails to start with the following message:

2012-07-10 14:31:33,656 ERROR [main]  c.a.s.i.scm.PluginScmClientProvider git was not found on the PATH for Stash. Please add git version 1.7.6 or higher to the PATH and restart Stash.


The mysysGit installer modifies the environment variable %PATH% such that <...>\Git\cmd precedes <...>\Git\bin and Stash is currently configured to check for Git using "git version" which calls <...>\Git\cmd\git.cmd and fails. The following bug has been raised to correct the call:

STASH-2536 - Getting issue details... STATUS


Modify the %PATH% environment variable so the path <...>\Git\bin comes before <...>\Git\cmd.

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