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authorJunio C Hamano <>2012-07-28 05:25:19 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2012-07-28 05:25:19 (GMT)
commit9e2116adbe192f3090785bdf3412bf7e3e2767b7 (patch)
parent51e383dd08c3d3a389ab4d9780e503a6f49dfc4f (diff)
Update draft release notes to 1.7.12
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 15 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.12.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.12.txt
index 904561d..4de5b66 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.12.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.12.txt
@@ -117,6 +117,8 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, etc. (please report possible regressions)
cycles after showing the first change to find the next one, only to
discard it.
+ * "git svn" got a large-looking code reorganization at the last
+ minute before the code freeze.
Also contains minor documentation updates and code clean-ups.
@@ -128,6 +130,19 @@ Unless otherwise noted, all the fixes since v1.7.11 in the maintenance
releases are contained in this release (see release notes to them for
+ * "git checkout <branchname>" to come back from a detached HEAD state
+ incorrectly computed reachability of the detached HEAD, resulting
+ in unnecessary warnings.
+ (merge add416a jk/maint-checkout-orphan-check-fix later to maint).
+ * The documentation for revision range specifiers (e.g. A..B, A^@)
+ has been updated.
+ (merge ca5ee2d mh/maint-revisions-doc later to maint).
+ * "git submodule add" was confused when the superproject did not have
+ its repository in its usual place in the working tree and GIT_DIR
+ and GIT_WORK_TREE was used to access it.
* "git mergetool" did not support --tool-help option to give the list
of supported backends, like "git difftool" does.
(merge 109859e jc/mergetool-tool-help later to maint).