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authorJunio C Hamano <>2020-08-18 00:01:32 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2020-08-18 00:02:50 (GMT)
commit2befe97201e1f3175cce557866c5822793624b5a (patch)
parenta555b514cd47f59b43f571eaff6b8cd7c01f0d11 (diff)
Eighth batch
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 36 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.29.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.29.0.txt
index 483ebb4..783cba3 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.29.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.29.0.txt
@@ -19,6 +19,20 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
configurable to selectively allow or reject object filtering
specification used for partial cloning.
+ * Stop when "sendmail.*" configuration variables are defined, which
+ could be a mistaken attempt to define "sendemail.*" variables.
+ * The existing backends for "git mergetool" based on variants of vim
+ have been refactored and then support for "nvim" has been added.
+ * "git bisect" learns the "--first-parent" option to find the first
+ breakage along the first-parent chain.
+ * "git log --first-parent -p" showed patches only for single-parent
+ commits on the first-parent chain; the "--first-parent" option has
+ been made to imply "-m". Use "--no-diff-merges" to restore the
+ previous behaviour to omit patches for merge commits.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -60,6 +74,14 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
easier to mark object existence checks that do and don't want to
trigger lazy fetches, and a few such checks are converted using it.
+ * A no-op replacement function implemented as a C preprocessor macro
+ does not perform as good a job as one implemented as a "static
+ inline" function in catching errors in parameters; replace the
+ former with the latter in <git-compat-util.h> header.
+ * Test framework update.
+ (merge d572f52a64 es/test-cmp-typocatcher later to maint).
Fixes since v2.28
@@ -110,6 +132,19 @@ Fixes since v2.28
it is.
(merge 11bc12ae1e rp/blame-first-parent-doc later to maint).
+ * The logic to find the ref transaction hook script attempted to
+ cache the path to the found hook without realizing that it needed
+ to keep a copied value, as the API it used returned a transitory
+ buffer space. This has been corrected.
+ (merge 09b2aa30c9 ps/ref-transaction-hook later to maint).
+ * Recent versions of "git diff-files" shows a diff between the index
+ and the working tree for "intent-to-add" paths as a "new file"
+ patch; "git apply --cached" should be able to take "git diff-files"
+ and should act as an equivalent to "git add" for the path, but the
+ command failed to do so for such a path.
+ (merge 4c025c667e rp/apply-cached-with-i-t-a later to maint).
* Other code cleanup, docfix, build fix, etc.
(merge 84544f2ea3 sk/typofixes later to maint).
(merge b17f411ab5 ar/help-guides-doc later to maint).
@@ -124,3 +159,4 @@ Fixes since v2.28
(merge de20baf2c9 ny/notes-doc-sample-update later to maint).
(merge f649aaaf82 so/rev-parser-errormessage-fix later to maint).
(merge 6103d58b7f bc/sha-256-cvs-svn-updates later to maint).
+ (merge ac900fddb7 ma/stop-progress-null-fix later to maint).