Bug 5488 - Using the version control plugin with git without installing the git package causes a nullpointer exception
Summary: Using the version control plugin with git without installing the git package ...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 5178
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Version Control ()
Version: 2.8.6
Hardware: PC Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Alan McGovern
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-06-03 17:51 UTC by Martin Weißhaupt
Modified: 2012-06-05 06:53 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Martin Weißhaupt 2012-06-03 17:51:09 UTC
If you try to clone a git repository with the version control plugin without installing the git package shows an error window "Object reference not set to an instance of an object".

It would be better if something like "Git is not installed!" would be shown to the user.
Comment 1 Alan McGovern 2012-06-05 06:53:43 UTC
I believe this has been fixed as of May 31st as part of the fix for bug #5178. It should be in the next release of MonoDevelop, 3.0.3 or 3.1. Thanks for reporting this!

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 5178 ***