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authorJunio C Hamano <>2015-12-21 19:08:20 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2015-12-21 19:08:20 (GMT)
commit1d88dab47aaa32d134b9bfe1cda09f1b55528b24 (patch)
parentfbe959dde7eafcdae859e21cd734c07c7890c0a4 (diff)
Update release notes to 2.7
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 29 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.7.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.7.0.txt
index a84caba..215528b 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.7.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.7.0.txt
@@ -6,6 +6,10 @@ Updates since v2.6
UI, Workflows & Features
+ * The appearance of "gitk", particularly on high DPI monitors, have
+ been improved. "gitk" also comes with an undated translation for
+ Swedish and Japanese.
* "git remote" learned "get-url" subcommand to show the URL for a
given remote name used for fetching and pushing.
@@ -22,7 +26,7 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* Users who are too busy to type three extra keystrokes to ask for
"git stash show -p" can now set stash.showPatch configuration
- varible to true to always see the actual patch, not just the list
+ variable to true to always see the actual patch, not just the list
of paths affected with feel for the extent of damage via diffstat.
* "quiltimport" allows to specify the series file by honoring the
@@ -65,7 +69,7 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
a superset of "--no-progress". Extend the command to support the
usual "--[no-]progress".
- * The semantics of tranfer.hideRefs configuration variable have been
+ * The semantics of transfer.hideRefs configuration variable have been
extended to work better with the ref "namespace" feature that lets
you throw unrelated bunches of repositories in a single physical
repository and virtually serve them as separate ones.
@@ -79,6 +83,12 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* The credential-cache daemon can be told to ignore SIGHUP to work
around issue when running Git from inside emacs.
+ * "git push" learned new configuration for doing "--recurse-submodules"
+ on each push.
+ * "format-patch" has learned a new option to zero-out the commit
+ object name on the mbox "From " line.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -370,4 +380,21 @@ notes for details).
them instead, with a new configuration git-p4.keepEmptyCommits as a
backward compatibility knob.
+ * The completion script (in contrib/) used to list "git column"
+ (which is not an end-user facing command) as one of the choices
+ (merge 160fcdb sg/completion-no-column later to maint).
+ * The error reporting from "git send-email", when SMTP TLS fails, has
+ been improved.
+ (merge 9d60524 jk/send-email-ssl-errors later to maint).
+ * When getpwuid() on the system returned NULL (e.g. the user is not
+ in the /etc/passwd file or other uid-to-name mappings), the
+ codepath to find who the user is to record it in the reflog barfed
+ and died. Loosen the check in this codepath, which already accepts
+ questionable ident string (e.g. host part of the e-mail address is
+ obviously bogus), and in general when we operate fmt_ident() function
+ in non-strict mode.
+ (merge 92bcbb9 jk/ident-loosen-getpwuid later to maint).
* Code clean-up, minor fixes etc.