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  • After the installation of the GIT plugin and the restart of Jenkins following the instructions provided [here|https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/SCM+Sync+configuration+plugin]. I added the repository that I want the configurations to be saved and saved the {{System configuration}}. After some time I get the following error {noformat} Stack trace javax.servlet.ServletException: Caught error while checking for symbolic links at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.tryInvoke(Stapler.java:778) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:858) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:631) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.service(Stapler.java:225) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:848) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHolder.handle(ServletHolder.java:686) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1494) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:96) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.extensions.ScmSyncConfigurationFilter$1.call(ScmSyncConfigurationFilter.java:46) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.ScmSyncConfigurationDataProvider.provideRequestDuring(ScmSyncConfigurationDataProvider.java:103) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.extensions.ScmSyncConfigurationFilter.doFilter(ScmSyncConfigurationFilter.java:42) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:99) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:88) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1482) at hudson.security.csrf.CrumbFilter.doFilter(CrumbFilter.java:48) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1482) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:84) at hudson.security.UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.doFilter(UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.java:51) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at jenkins.security.ExceptionTranslationFilter.doFilter(ExceptionTranslationFilter.java:117) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.providers.anonymous.AnonymousProcessingFilter.doFilter(AnonymousProcessingFilter.java:125) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.rememberme.RememberMeProcessingFilter.doFilter(RememberMeProcessingFilter.java:142) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.AbstractProcessingFilter.doFilter(AbstractProcessingFilter.java:271) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.basicauth.BasicProcessingFilter.doFilter(BasicProcessingFilter.java:174) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at jenkins.security.ApiTokenFilter.doFilter(ApiTokenFilter.java:79) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.context.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.java:249) at hudson.security.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.java:67) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:76) at hudson.security.HudsonFilter.doFilter(HudsonFilter.java:164) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1482) at org.kohsuke.stapler.compression.CompressionFilter.doFilter(CompressionFilter.java:46) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1482) at hudson.util.CharacterEncodingFilter.doFilter(CharacterEncodingFilter.java:81) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1474) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler.doHandle(ServletHandler.java:499) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ScopedHandler.handle(ScopedHandler.java:137) at org.eclipse.jetty.security.SecurityHandler.handle(SecurityHandler.java:533) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.session.SessionHandler.doHandle(SessionHandler.java:231) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ContextHandler.doHandle(ContextHandler.java:1086) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler.doScope(ServletHandler.java:428) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.session.SessionHandler.doScope(SessionHandler.java:193) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ContextHandler.doScope(ContextHandler.java:1020) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ScopedHandler.handle(ScopedHandler.java:135) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.HandlerWrapper.handle(HandlerWrapper.java:116) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.Server.handle(Server.java:370) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.AbstractHttpConnection.handleRequest(AbstractHttpConnection.java:489) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.AbstractHttpConnection.content(AbstractHttpConnection.java:960) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.AbstractHttpConnection$RequestHandler.content(AbstractHttpConnection.java:1021) at org.eclipse.jetty.http.HttpParser.parseNext(HttpParser.java:865) at org.eclipse.jetty.http.HttpParser.parseAvailable(HttpParser.java:235) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.AsyncHttpConnection.handle(AsyncHttpConnection.java:82) at org.eclipse.jetty.io.nio.SelectChannelEndPoint.handle(SelectChannelEndPoint.java:668) at org.eclipse.jetty.io.nio.SelectChannelEndPoint$1.run(SelectChannelEndPoint.java:52) at winstone.BoundedExecutorService$1.run(BoundedExecutorService.java:77) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1110) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:603) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:722) Caused by: Caught error while checking for symbolic links at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.causesIllegalSymlinkLoop(DirectoryScanner.java:1887) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1267) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1211) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1173) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.checkIncludePatterns(DirectoryScanner.java:955) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scan(DirectoryScanner.java:909) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.strategies.model.PatternsEntityMatcher.matchingFilesFrom(PatternsEntityMatcher.java:43) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.strategies.AbstractScmSyncStrategy.createInitializationSynchronizedFileset(AbstractScmSyncStrategy.java:74) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.ScmSyncConfigurationBusiness.synchronizeAllConfigs(ScmSyncConfigurationBusiness.java:285) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.ScmSyncConfigurationPlugin.configure(ScmSyncConfigurationPlugin.java:210) at jenkins.model.GlobalPluginConfiguration.configure(GlobalPluginConfiguration.java:26) at jenkins.model.Jenkins.configureDescriptor(Jenkins.java:2876) at jenkins.model.Jenkins.doConfigSubmit(Jenkins.java:2839) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:601) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function$InstanceFunction.invoke(Function.java:298) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function.bindAndInvoke(Function.java:161) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function.bindAndInvokeAndServeResponse(Function.java:96) at org.kohsuke.stapler.MetaClass$1.doDispatch(MetaClass.java:120) at org.kohsuke.stapler.NameBasedDispatcher.dispatch(NameBasedDispatcher.java:53) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.tryInvoke(Stapler.java:728) ... 63 more Caused by: java.io.IOException: Too many levels of symbolic links at java.io.UnixFileSystem.canonicalize0(Native Method) at java.io.UnixFileSystem.canonicalize(UnixFileSystem.java:172) at java.io.File.getCanonicalPath(File.java:589) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.causesIllegalSymlinkLoop(DirectoryScanner.java:1865) ... 138 more {noformat} I just noticed this message in the {{Plugin manager}} {noformat} Warning: This plugin requires dependent plugins that are built for Jenkins 1.577 or newer. The dependent plugins may or may not work in your Jenkins and consequently this plugin may or may not work in your Jenkins. {noformat} Which are the dependent plugins? Is this causing the aformentioned exception? There are some jobs that the project name has spaces. I am not sure if this is a problem, I am just adding that here as well.
    via by Stavros Vagionitis,
  • After the installation of the GIT plugin and the restart of Jenkins following the instructions provided [here|https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/SCM+Sync+configuration+plugin]. I added the repository that I want the configurations to be saved and saved the {{System configuration}}. After some time I get the following error {noformat} Stack trace javax.servlet.ServletException: Caught error while checking for symbolic links at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.tryInvoke(Stapler.java:778) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:858) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:631) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.service(Stapler.java:225) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:848) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHolder.handle(ServletHolder.java:686) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1494) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:96) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.extensions.ScmSyncConfigurationFilter$1.call(ScmSyncConfigurationFilter.java:46) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.ScmSyncConfigurationDataProvider.provideRequestDuring(ScmSyncConfigurationDataProvider.java:103) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.extensions.ScmSyncConfigurationFilter.doFilter(ScmSyncConfigurationFilter.java:42) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:99) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:88) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1482) at hudson.security.csrf.CrumbFilter.doFilter(CrumbFilter.java:48) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1482) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:84) at hudson.security.UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.doFilter(UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.java:51) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at jenkins.security.ExceptionTranslationFilter.doFilter(ExceptionTranslationFilter.java:117) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.providers.anonymous.AnonymousProcessingFilter.doFilter(AnonymousProcessingFilter.java:125) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.rememberme.RememberMeProcessingFilter.doFilter(RememberMeProcessingFilter.java:142) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.AbstractProcessingFilter.doFilter(AbstractProcessingFilter.java:271) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.basicauth.BasicProcessingFilter.doFilter(BasicProcessingFilter.java:174) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at jenkins.security.ApiTokenFilter.doFilter(ApiTokenFilter.java:79) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.context.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.java:249) at hudson.security.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.java:67) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:76) at hudson.security.HudsonFilter.doFilter(HudsonFilter.java:164) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1482) at org.kohsuke.stapler.compression.CompressionFilter.doFilter(CompressionFilter.java:46) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1482) at hudson.util.CharacterEncodingFilter.doFilter(CharacterEncodingFilter.java:81) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1474) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler.doHandle(ServletHandler.java:499) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ScopedHandler.handle(ScopedHandler.java:137) at org.eclipse.jetty.security.SecurityHandler.handle(SecurityHandler.java:533) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.session.SessionHandler.doHandle(SessionHandler.java:231) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ContextHandler.doHandle(ContextHandler.java:1086) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler.doScope(ServletHandler.java:428) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.session.SessionHandler.doScope(SessionHandler.java:193) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ContextHandler.doScope(ContextHandler.java:1020) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ScopedHandler.handle(ScopedHandler.java:135) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.HandlerWrapper.handle(HandlerWrapper.java:116) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.Server.handle(Server.java:370) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.AbstractHttpConnection.handleRequest(AbstractHttpConnection.java:489) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.AbstractHttpConnection.content(AbstractHttpConnection.java:960) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.AbstractHttpConnection$RequestHandler.content(AbstractHttpConnection.java:1021) at org.eclipse.jetty.http.HttpParser.parseNext(HttpParser.java:865) at org.eclipse.jetty.http.HttpParser.parseAvailable(HttpParser.java:235) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.AsyncHttpConnection.handle(AsyncHttpConnection.java:82) at org.eclipse.jetty.io.nio.SelectChannelEndPoint.handle(SelectChannelEndPoint.java:668) at org.eclipse.jetty.io.nio.SelectChannelEndPoint$1.run(SelectChannelEndPoint.java:52) at winstone.BoundedExecutorService$1.run(BoundedExecutorService.java:77) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1110) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:603) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:722) Caused by: Caught error while checking for symbolic links at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.causesIllegalSymlinkLoop(DirectoryScanner.java:1887) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1267) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1287) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1211) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scandir(DirectoryScanner.java:1173) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.checkIncludePatterns(DirectoryScanner.java:955) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.scan(DirectoryScanner.java:909) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.strategies.model.PatternsEntityMatcher.matchingFilesFrom(PatternsEntityMatcher.java:43) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.strategies.AbstractScmSyncStrategy.createInitializationSynchronizedFileset(AbstractScmSyncStrategy.java:74) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.ScmSyncConfigurationBusiness.synchronizeAllConfigs(ScmSyncConfigurationBusiness.java:285) at hudson.plugins.scm_sync_configuration.ScmSyncConfigurationPlugin.configure(ScmSyncConfigurationPlugin.java:210) at jenkins.model.GlobalPluginConfiguration.configure(GlobalPluginConfiguration.java:26) at jenkins.model.Jenkins.configureDescriptor(Jenkins.java:2876) at jenkins.model.Jenkins.doConfigSubmit(Jenkins.java:2839) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:601) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function$InstanceFunction.invoke(Function.java:298) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function.bindAndInvoke(Function.java:161) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function.bindAndInvokeAndServeResponse(Function.java:96) at org.kohsuke.stapler.MetaClass$1.doDispatch(MetaClass.java:120) at org.kohsuke.stapler.NameBasedDispatcher.dispatch(NameBasedDispatcher.java:53) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.tryInvoke(Stapler.java:728) ... 63 more Caused by: java.io.IOException: Too many levels of symbolic links at java.io.UnixFileSystem.canonicalize0(Native Method) at java.io.UnixFileSystem.canonicalize(UnixFileSystem.java:172) at java.io.File.getCanonicalPath(File.java:589) at org.apache.tools.ant.DirectoryScanner.causesIllegalSymlinkLoop(DirectoryScanner.java:1865) ... 138 more {noformat} I just noticed this message in the {{Plugin manager}} {noformat} Warning: This plugin requires dependent plugins that are built for Jenkins 1.577 or newer. The dependent plugins may or may not work in your Jenkins and consequently this plugin may or may not work in your Jenkins. {noformat} Which are the dependent plugins? Is this causing the aformentioned exception? There are some jobs that the project name has spaces. I am not sure if this is a problem, I am just adding that here as well.
    via by Stavros Vagionitis,
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at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:99) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:88) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1482) at hudson.security.csrf.CrumbFilter.doFilter(CrumbFilter.java:48) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1482) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:84) at hudson.security.UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.doFilter(UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.java:51) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at jenkins.security.ExceptionTranslationFilter.doFilter(ExceptionTranslationFilter.java:117) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.providers.anonymous.AnonymousProcessingFilter.doFilter(AnonymousProcessingFilter.java:125) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.rememberme.RememberMeProcessingFilter.doFilter(RememberMeProcessingFilter.java:142) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.AbstractProcessingFilter.doFilter(AbstractProcessingFilter.java:271) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.basicauth.BasicProcessingFilter.doFilter(BasicProcessingFilter.java:174) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at jenkins.security.ApiTokenFilter.doFilter(ApiTokenFilter.java:79) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.context.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.java:249) at hudson.security.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.java:67) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:76) at hudson.security.HudsonFilter.doFilter(HudsonFilter.java:164) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1482) at org.kohsuke.stapler.compression.CompressionFilter.doFilter(CompressionFilter.java:46) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1482) at hudson.util.CharacterEncodingFilter.doFilter(CharacterEncodingFilter.java:81) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1474) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler.doHandle(ServletHandler.java:499) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ScopedHandler.handle(ScopedHandler.java:137) at org.eclipse.jetty.security.SecurityHandler.handle(SecurityHandler.java:533) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.session.SessionHandler.doHandle(SessionHandler.java:231) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ContextHandler.doHandle(ContextHandler.java:1086) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler.doScope(ServletHandler.java:428) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.session.SessionHandler.doScope(SessionHandler.java:193) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ContextHandler.doScope(ContextHandler.java:1020) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ScopedHandler.handle(ScopedHandler.java:135) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.HandlerWrapper.handle(HandlerWrapper.java:116) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.Server.handle(Server.java:370) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.AbstractHttpConnection.handleRequest(AbstractHttpConnection.java:489) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.AbstractHttpConnection.content(AbstractHttpConnection.java:960) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.AbstractHttpConnection$RequestHandler.content(AbstractHttpConnection.java:1021) at org.eclipse.jetty.http.HttpParser.parseNext(HttpParser.java:865) at org.eclipse.jetty.http.HttpParser.parseAvailable(HttpParser.java:235) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.AsyncHttpConnection.handle(AsyncHttpConnection.java:82) at org.eclipse.jetty.io.nio.SelectChannelEndPoint.handle(SelectChannelEndPoint.java:668) at org.eclipse.jetty.io.nio.SelectChannelEndPoint$1.run(SelectChannelEndPoint.java:52) at winstone.BoundedExecutorService$1.run(BoundedExecutorService.java:77) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1110) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:603) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:722)

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