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authorJunio C Hamano <>2011-05-31 19:22:50 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2011-05-31 19:22:50 (GMT)
commit090a1a5d95c7b4380e6a52f42add41ead9215ed3 (patch)
parentf67d2e82d6d2fd385d3d20e8d348eaf69dc95041 (diff)
Update draft release notes to 1.7.6
I think we are almost there for the feature freeze. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 10 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.6.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.6.txt
index 7e1c7f1..6ab3252 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.6.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.6.txt
@@ -53,11 +53,6 @@ Updates since v1.7.5
* "git commit" learned a "--patch" option to directly jump to the
per-hunk selection UI of the interactive mode.
- * "git diff -C -C" used to disable the rename detection entirely when
- there are too many copy candidate paths in the tree; now it falls
- back to "-C" when doing so would keep the copy candidate paths
- under the rename detection limit.
* "git diff" and its family of commands learned --dirstat=0 to show
directories that contribute less than 0.1% of changes.
@@ -72,6 +67,8 @@ Updates since v1.7.5
characters in it, e.g. "Junio C. Hamano" <>. Earlier
it was up to the user to do this when using its output.
+ * "git format-patch" can take an empty --subject-prefix now.
* "git log" and friends learned a new "--notes" option to replace the
"--show-notes" option. Unlike "--show-notes", "--notes=<ref>" does
not imply showing the default notes.
@@ -93,9 +90,20 @@ Updates since v1.7.5
* p4-import (from contrib) learned a new option --preserve-user.
+ * "git read-tree -m" learned "--dry-run" option that reports if a merge
+ would fail without touching the index nor the working tree.
* "git rebase" that does not specify on top of which branch to rebase
the current branch now uses @{upstream} of the current branch.
+ * "git rebase" finished either normally or with --abort did not
+ update the reflog for HEAD to record the event to come back to
+ where it started from.
+ * "git remote add -t only-this-branch --mirror=fetch" is now allowed. Earlier
+ a fetch-mode mirror meant mirror everything, but now it only means refs are
+ not renamed.
* "git rev-list --count" used with "--cherry-mark" counts the cherry-picked
commits separately, producing more a useful output.
@@ -116,11 +124,6 @@ Fixes since v1.7.5
Unless otherwise noted, all the fixes in 1.7.5.X maintenance track are
included in this release.
- * The single-key mode of "git add -p" was easily fooled into thinking
- that it was told to add everthing ('a') when up-arrow was pressed by
- mistake.
- (merge tr/add-i-no-escape later)
* "git config" used to choke with an insanely long line.
(merge ef/maint-strbuf-init later)