This push is too large to process when pushing large amount of data

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When pushing a large amount of data, Stash responds with This push is too large to process.

$ git push --tags stash
Counting objects: 14216, done.
Delta compression using up to 12 threads.
Compressing objects: 100% (5834/5834), done.
Writing objects: 100% (13883/13883), 652.76 MiB | 5.09 MiB/s, done.
Total 13883 (delta 9575), reused 11455 (delta 7654)
remote: This push is too large to process.
remote: Communication breakdown with Stash.


This is caused by the amount of data exceeding the buffer size used when marshaling data between the SSH or HTTP socket and the Git process.


  • Double the buffer size by adding the following to $STASH_HOME/shared/
    # If using SSH for pushing add the following:
    # If using HTTP for pushing add the following:
Last modified on Mar 30, 2016

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