Suddenly, after no version change of maven-release-plugin, our release:prepare started to fail into:
The reason appears to be that pushing of the tag uses invalid syntax for git command:
The problem here is that the target URL (ssh://firstname.lastname@example.org) is lacking the actual repository identifier (/MyOrganization/myproduct.git) - the plugin is using just ssh://email@example.com while it should be using something like ssh://firstname.lastname@example.org/MyOrganization/myproduct.git.
I cannot come up with a reason why it started to do this so I cannot give instructions on to how to reproduce it either. For us, it occurs in one repository, while in another one using the same plugin version and configuration the problem doesn't occur.
Apparently the behavior of using ssh-URL instead of origin as remote repository has been there for ages, added in