Fix "missingSpaceBeforeEmail: invalid author/committer line - missing space before email" during git push to

Michael Stahl mstahl at
Thu Sep 28 12:23:25 UTC 2017

On 28.09.2017 14:17, Karl-Philipp Richter wrote:
> Hi,
> During pushing the complete repository
> git:// to (in order
> to play around with their CI infrastructure without any assumptions
> about whether this could be useful for the main code base) the upload
> fails due to
>    remote: error: object 086ff12951769a2fadfc0f92f57c2e4f41108b72:
> missingSpaceBeforeEmail: invalid author/committer line - missing space
> before email
>     remote: fatal: Error in object
> which indicates malformed commits (in a certain definition) on side of
> the main repository [which can be
> fixed](

yes, there are some malformed author/committer in the git repo due to
its origins as an imported CVS and SVN repo.

but it can't be fixed without rewriting the entire history, which isn't
going to happen.

i believe this was worked around in the past at some hosting provider or
other by opening a service ticket to import the repo with the checks
being disabled.

maybe there is already a mirror somewhere on, did you try to
search for libreoffice there?

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