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authorJunio C Hamano <>2014-09-09 20:06:26 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2014-09-09 20:06:26 (GMT)
commit0c72b98f31bf6eabd75be565a08ffcf0d8e74b1f (patch)
parent346fad5bb335e18813b04c63afda39d6c8e5554b (diff)
Update draft release notes to 2.2
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 42 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.2.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.2.0.txt
index f65de52..f771854 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.2.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.2.0.txt
@@ -4,6 +4,12 @@ Git v2.2 Release Notes
Updates since v2.1
+ * Building on older MacOS X systems automatically sets
+ the necessary NO_APPLE_COMMON_CRYPTO build-time option.
UI, Workflows & Features
* "git config --edit --global" starts from a skeletal per-user
@@ -12,9 +18,17 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
need for a later "Have you forgotten setting core.user?" and we
can add more to the template as we gain more experience.
+ * "git stash list -p" used to be almost always a no-op because each
+ stash entry is represented as a merge commit. It learned to show
+ the difference between the base commit version and the working tree
+ version, which is in line with what "git show" gives.
Performance, Internal Implementation, etc.
+ * In tests, we have been using NOT_{MINGW,CYGWIN} test prerequisites
+ long before negated prerequisites e.g. !MINGW were invented.
+ The former has been converted to the latter to avoid confusion.
* Looking up remotes configuration in a repository with very many
remotes defined has been optimized.
@@ -36,6 +50,10 @@ Also contains various documentation updates and code clean-ups.
Fixes since v2.1
+Unless otherwise noted, all the fixes since v2.1 in the maintenance
+track are contained in this release (see the maintenance releases'
+notes for details).
* "git log --pretty/format=" with an empty format string did not
mean the more obvious "No output whatsoever" but "Use default
format", which was counterintuitive.
@@ -46,7 +64,28 @@ Fixes since v2.1
sure the permission bits of this file follows the same tar.umask
configuration setting.
+ * "git -c section.var command" and "git -c section.var= command"
+ should pass the configuration differently (the former should be a
+ boolean true, the latter should be an empty string).
+ (merge a789ca7 jk/command-line-config-empty-string later to maint).
-Unless otherwise noted, all the fixes since v2.1 in the maintenance
-track are contained in this release (see the maintenance releases'
-notes for details).
+ * Applying a patch not generated by Git in a subdirectory used to
+ check the whitespace breakage using the attributes for incorrect
+ paths. Also whitespace checks were performed even for paths
+ excluded via "git apply --exclude=<path>" mechanism.
+ (merge 477a08a jc/apply-ws-prefix later to maint).
+ * "git bundle create" with date-range specification were meant to
+ exclude tags outside the range, but it didn't.
+ (merge 2c8544a lf/bundle-exclusion later to maint).
+ * "git add x" where x that used to be a directory has become a
+ symbolic link to a directory misbehaved.
+ (merge ccad42d rs/refresh-beyond-symlink later to maint).
+ * The prompt script checked $GIT_DIR/ref/stash file to see if there
+ is a stash, which was a no-no.
+ (merge 0fa7f01 jk/prompt-stash-could-be-packed later to maint).
+ * Pack-protocol documentation had a minor typo.
+ (merge 5d146f7 sp/pack-protocol-doc-on-shallow later to maint).