Bitbucket Server Upgrade Fails with 'Permission Denied' Error
Bitbucket Server upgrade fails with following error reported in the logs:
2012-12-06 01:19:11,743 ERROR [main] c.a.s.i.s.g.v.PerlBinaryValidation Error validating Perl com.atlassian.bitbucket.exception.ServerException: An error occurred while executing an external process: '/usr/local/git/bin/git commit -m Initial' exited with code 1 saying: fatal: cannot exec '.git/hooks/pre-commit': Permission denied
Perl is already installed on the server.
There is a permission mismatch between the user which is running Bitbucket Server and the user which owns the Bitbucket home directory.
- Ensure that the user which is running Bitbucket Server owns the home directory (and its contents).
If you are still running into this problem, set the following flag in your bitbucket.properties in your Bitbucket home directory. The file will need to be created, if it does not exist already: