Azure - Failed during stage 'preparing repo': error checking for ref: fatal

SITE ID: marmallade

Git url on azure:

Build error: Failed during stage ‘preparing repo’: error checking for ref: fatal: ‘marmallade/Marmallade/_git/Marmallade.vendors_FE’ does not appear to be a git repository

In the account on Netlify I see “marmallade/Marmallade/_git/Marmallade.vendors_FE” for the repository URL but the correct URL of repository is: Azure DevOps Services | Sign In

But, in the account I can’t change this URL because the repo is on Azure and is not in Github/Gitlab or Bitbucket.

Could you change the URL for me?

Just incase it takes a while for a support engineer to view this, have you tried creating a new site and relinking the repo? Could be a one off issue if you’re lucky!

Yes, I tried!
With git config, I see the correct name for the repo.

hi! does that mean this is resolved? :thinking:

No, with git config the url of repo is correct but in Netlify I have the wrong URL.

ah, i see. ok, stay tuned, we will get you some assistance as soon as we can.

Hi, @crtdaniele. The method to link sites to Git repositories which are not hosted with a supported service (Bitbucket, GitLab, or GitHub).

There is more information about this in the following support guide:

The documentation for linking repositories with the Netlify CLI tool is found here:

If this solution doesn’t work for you or if there are other questions, please let us know.

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