Git Client IDE plugin known issues

This topic describes the limitations and known issues in the Git Client IDE plugin versions 1.4 and 1.5.


The following limitations apply to the Git Client IDE plugin versions 1.4 and 1.5:

  • Stream names must not contain spaces.

  • You may not be able to push changes to a remote repository after using the Git reset command.

  • Dimensions CM projects are not supported.

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Known issues

Take into account the following known issues when using the Git Client IDE plugin version 1.4 or 1.5:

  • If you use the dimensionshttps or dimensionshttpscac Dimensions CM Git Client protocol with Dimensions CM 14.7 server, you need to update Git configuration files in the git-core folder.

    1. Open the git-core folder.

      Depending on your operating system and the installation path, the location of the git-core folder can be %GIT_HOME%\mingw64\libexec\git-core or /usr/libexec/git-core.

    2. In the the git-core folder, open the start-git-client and git-dm files and find the following line:

      JAVA_OPTS="-Dapple.awt.UIElement=true -Xmx1024m ${DEBUG_JAVA_OPTS}

    3. Replace the line with the following:


      JAVA_OPTS="-Dapple.awt.UIElement=true -Xmx1024m ${DEBUG_JAVA_OPTS} ${TLS_JAVA_OPTS}"

  • Before installing the latest version of the Dimensions CM Git Client IDE plugin, uninstall the earlier versions.
  • When working with topic requests, for any new topic branch you create, you need to check out the topic branch before pushing it to the repository.
  • Git Client IDE plugin 1.5 for NetBeans: When using the GitClient IDE plugin 1.5 with NetBeans on MacOS, the request list does not load.
  • Eclipse 2021+: When you commit and push with a request, you may get the following message in the error log:

    SWT Resource was not properly disposed, SelectRequestDialog.drawHint(

    If this happens, ignore the message. It doesn't affect your operation.

  • Visual Studio 2017: Error messages have limited details.

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