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authorJunio C Hamano <>2008-10-13 22:41:36 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-10-13 22:41:36 (GMT)
commit6c1679254cb6be7b268d1431595e1626bf18792d (patch)
parent72d404debaa804fca82fd9cf710fbde48c7305c6 (diff)
Update draft release notes to
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 19 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes- b/Documentation/RelNotes-
index 6cf8ae4..214a400 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes-
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes-
@@ -16,6 +16,8 @@ Fixes since v1.6.0.2
* "git rebase -i" now honors the pre-rebase hook, just like the
other rebase implementations "git rebase" and "git rebase -m".
+* "git rebase -i" incorrectly aborted when there is no commit to replay.
* Behaviour of "git diff --quiet" was inconsistent with "diff --exit-code"
with the output redirected to /dev/null.
@@ -29,6 +31,9 @@ Fixes since v1.6.0.2
* New config "diff.*.xfuncname" exposes extended regular expressions
for user specified hunk header patterns.
+* "git index-pack" was recently broken and mishandled objects added by
+ thin-pack completion processing under memory pressure.
* "git stash apply sash@{1}" was fixed to error out. Prior versions
would have applied stash@{0} incorrectly.
@@ -56,9 +61,15 @@ Fixes since v1.6.0.2
* "git merge" once again removes directories after the last file has
been removed from it during the merge.
+* "git merge" did not allocate enough memory for the structure itself when
+ enumerating the parents of the resulting commit.
* "git blame -C -C" no longer segfaults while trying to pass blame if
it encounters a submodule reference.
+* "git rm" incorrectly claimed that you have local modifications when a
+ path was merely stat-dirty.
* "git svn" fixed to display an error message when 'set-tree' failed,
instead of a Perl compile error.
@@ -68,10 +79,16 @@ Fixes since v1.6.0.2
* The "git commit" error message when there are still unmerged
files present was clarified to match "git write-tree".
+* "git init" was confused when core.bare or core.sharedRepository are set
+ in system or user global configuration file by mistake. When --bare or
+ --shared is given from the command line, these now override such
+ settings made outside the repositories.
* Some segfaults due to uncaught NULL pointers were fixed in multiple
tools such as apply, reset, update-index.
-* Solaris builds now default to OLD_ICONV=1 to avoid compile warnings.
+* Solaris builds now default to OLD_ICONV=1 to avoid compile warnings;
+ Solaris 8 does not define NEEDS_LIBICONV by default.
* "" tests relied on unnecessarily more recent version of Perl.
@@ -90,6 +107,6 @@ Many other documentation updates.
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=$(git describe maint)
git shortlog --no-merges $O..maint