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authorJunio C Hamano <>2008-03-03 06:04:59 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-03-03 08:05:38 (GMT)
commit2d3539e87a75b5f93f9e53bf13a60ef67a28ea62 (patch)
parent6b48990354b6380665565f21c3f89d2f7109c459 (diff)
Update draft release notes for 1.5.5
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 27 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.5.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.5.txt
index 849b6b9..b57fa1e 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.5.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.5.txt
@@ -4,6 +4,10 @@ GIT v1.5.5 Release Notes
Updates since v1.5.4
+ * Comes with git-gui 0.9.3
* On platforms with suboptimal qsort(3) implementation, there
@@ -57,6 +61,8 @@ Updates since v1.5.4
* "git add -i" behaves better even before you make an initial commit.
+ * "git am" refused to run from a subdirectory without a good reason.
* After "git apply --whitespace=fix" fixes whitespace errors in a patch,
a line before the fix can appear as a context or preimage line in a
later patch, causing the patch not to apply. The command now knows to
@@ -81,6 +87,8 @@ Updates since v1.5.4
inspect what is going to be committed and prepare the commit
log message template to be edited.
+ * "git cvsimport" can now take more than one -M options.
* "git describe" learned to limit the tags to be used for
naming with --match option.
@@ -89,6 +97,12 @@ Updates since v1.5.4
* "git describe --exact-match" describes only commits that are tagged.
+ * "git describe --long" describes a tagged commit as $tag-0-$sha1,
+ instead of just showing the exact tagname.
+ * "git describe" warns when using a tag whose name and path contradict
+ with each other.
* "git diff" learned "--relative" option to limit and output paths
relative to the current directory when working in a subdirectory.
@@ -98,6 +112,8 @@ Updates since v1.5.4
* "git format-patch" learned --cover-letter option to generate a cover
letter template.
+ * "git gc" learned --quiet option.
* "git grep" now knows "--name-only" is a synonym for the "-l" option.
* "git help <alias>" now reports "'git <alias>' is alias to <what>",
@@ -144,8 +160,18 @@ Fixes since v1.5.4
All of the fixes in v1.5.4 maintenance series are included in
this release, unless otherwise noted.
+ * "git-daemon" did not send early errors to syslog.
+ * "git-http-push" did not allow deletion of remote ref with the usual
+ "push <remote> :<branch>" syntax.
+ * "git-log --merge" did not well work with --left-right option.
+ * "git-rebase --abort" did not go back to the right location if
+ "git-reset" was run during the "git-rebase" session.
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=`git describe refs/heads/master`
git shortlog --no-merges $O..refs/heads/master ^refs/heads/maint