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authorJunio C Hamano <>2010-06-18 18:27:01 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2010-06-18 18:27:01 (GMT)
commit049e98c875682de2f5638b83e91bfbef5cfbf521 (patch)
parent5977744d045cacb809a3e3630dbbd28fe83976ae (diff)
Update draft release notes to 1.7.2
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 33 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes-1.7.2.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes-1.7.2.txt
index 1df22be..bd87a91 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes-1.7.2.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes-1.7.2.txt
@@ -23,6 +23,9 @@ Updates since v1.7.1
patch in a patch series, it failed to apply later patches that depend
on the presense of such blank lines.
+ * The message from "git am -3" has been improved when conflict
+ resolution ended up making the patch a no-op.
* "git checkout --orphan newbranch" is similar to "-b newbranch" but
prepares to create a root commit that is not connected to any existing
@@ -47,27 +50,38 @@ Updates since v1.7.1
been enhanced for visibility modifiers (public, protected, etc.) to
better support PHP5.
+ * "diff.noprefix" configuration variable can be used to implicitly
+ ask for "diff --no-prefix" behaviour.
* "git for-each-ref" learned "%(objectname:short)" that gives the object
name abbreviated.
* Various options to "git grep" (e.g. --count, --name-only) work better
with binary files.
+ * "git help -w" learned "chrome" and "chromium" browsers.
* "git log --follow <path>" follows across copies (it used to only follow
renames). This may make the processing more expensive.
+ * "git ls-files ../out/side/cwd" works now.
* "git notes prune" learned "-n" (dry-run) and "-v" options, similar to
what "git prune" has.
* "git patch-id" can be fed a mbox without getting confused by the
signature line in the format-patch output.
+ * "git remote" learned "set-branches" subcommand.
* "git revert" learned --strategy option to specify the merge strategy.
* "git status [-s] --ignored" can be used to list ignored paths.
+ * "git status -s -b" shows the current branch in the output.
* Various "gitweb" enhancements and clean-ups, including syntax
- highlighting.
+ highlighting, "plackup" support for instaweb, etc.
Fixes since v1.7.1
@@ -78,6 +92,9 @@ release, unless otherwise noted.
* We didn't recognize timezone "Z" as a synonym for "UTC" (75b37e70).
+ * We didn't URL decode "file:///path/to/repo" correctly when path/to/repo
+ had percent-encoded characters (638794c, 9d2e942).
* "git checkout" and "git rebase" overwrote paths that are marked "assume
unchanged" (aecda37c).
@@ -93,6 +110,15 @@ release, unless otherwise noted.
minimize the output, but this often was spending too many extra cycles
for very little gain (582aa00).
+ * "git diff --graph" works better with "--color-words" and other options
+ (81fa024..4297c0a).
+ * "git diff" could show ambiguous abbreviation of blob object names on
+ its "index" line (3e5a188).
+ * "git merge --log" used to replace the custom message given by "-m" with
+ the shortlog, instead of appending to it (tc/merge-m-log).
* "git pull" accepted "--dry-run", gave it to underlying "git fetch" but
ignored the option itself, resulting in a bogus attempt to merge
unrelated commit (29609e68).
@@ -100,8 +126,11 @@ release, unless otherwise noted.
* "git reset --hard" started from a wrong directory and a working tree in
a nonstandard location is in use got confused (560fb6a1).
+ * "git show -C -C" and other corner cases lost diff metainfo output
+ in 1.7.0 (296c6bb).
exec >/var/tmp/1
-echo O=$(git describe master)
-git shortlog --no-merges master ^maint ^$O
+echo O=$(git describe HEAD)
+git shortlog --no-merges HEAD ^maint ^$O