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authorJunio C Hamano <>2019-01-14 23:33:36 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2019-01-14 23:33:36 (GMT)
commit77556354bb7ac50450e3b28999e3576969869068 (patch)
parent3dc50ccf7d5224b5f44108a07aa63e297f370e72 (diff)
Second batch after 2.20
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 42 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.21.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.21.0.txt
index 8a5e53b..71e437a 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.21.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.21.0.txt
@@ -24,6 +24,11 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
object into account (e.g. a tag object would want to go under
+ * "git checkout [<tree-ish>] path..." learned to report the number of
+ paths that have been checked out of the index or the tree-ish,
+ which gives it the same degree of noisy-ness as the case in which
+ the command checks out a branch.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -63,4 +68,41 @@ Fixes since v2.20
which has been corrected.
(merge 02818a98d7 mk/http-backend-kill-children-before-exit later to maint).
+ * "git rev-list --exclude-promisor-objects" had to take an object
+ that does not exist locally (and is lazily available) from the
+ command line without barfing, but the code dereferenced NULL.
+ (merge 4cf67869b2 md/list-lazy-objects-fix later to maint).
+ * The traversal over tree objects has learned to honor
+ ":(attr:label)" pathspec match, which has been implemented only for
+ enumerating paths on the filesystem.
+ (merge 5a0b97b34c nd/attr-pathspec-in-tree-walk later to maint).
+ * BSD port updates.
+ (merge 4e3ecbd439 cb/openbsd-allows-reading-directory later to maint).
+ (merge b6bdc2a0f5 cb/t5004-empty-tar-archive-fix later to maint).
+ (merge 82cbc8cde2 cb/test-lint-cp-a later to maint).
+ * Lines that begin with a certain keyword that come over the wire, as
+ well as lines that consist only of one of these keywords, ought to
+ be painted in color for easier eyeballing, but the latter was
+ broken ever since the feature was introduced in 2.19, which has
+ been corrected.
+ (merge 1f67290450 hn/highlight-sideband-keywords later to maint).
+ * "git log -G<regex>" looked for a hunk in the "git log -p" patch
+ output that contained a string that matches the given pattern.
+ Optimize this code to ignore binary files, which by default will
+ not show any hunk that would match any pattern (unless textconv or
+ the --text option is in effect, that is).
+ (merge e0e7cb8080 tb/log-G-binary later to maint).
* Code cleanup, docfix, build fix, etc.
+ (merge 89ba9a79ae hb/t0061-dot-in-path-fix later to maint).
+ (merge d173e799ea sb/diff-color-moved-config-option-fixup later to maint).
+ (merge a8f5a59067 en/directory-renames-nothanks-doc-update later to maint).
+ (merge ec36c42a63 nd/indentation-fix later to maint).
+ (merge f116ee21cd do/gitweb-strict-export-conf-doc later to maint).
+ (merge 112ea42663 fd/gitweb-snapshot-conf-doc-fix later to maint).
+ (merge 1cadad6f65 tb/use-common-win32-pathfuncs-on-cygwin later to maint).
+ (merge 57e9dcaa65 km/rebase-doc-typofix later to maint).