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authorJunio C Hamano <>2015-12-04 19:31:28 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2015-12-04 19:31:28 (GMT)
commit9ed86a5d4ef7ab6dd2687173d4045a59bc2879d4 (patch)
parent80c17cac368c8acf47d5b79b4f5e40d4018efa42 (diff)
RelNotes update for 2.7
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 51 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.7.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.7.0.txt
index ca2c24b..aa8224c 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.7.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.7.0.txt
@@ -66,6 +66,20 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
a superset of "--no-progress". Extend the command to support the
usual "--[no-]progress".
+ * The semantics of tranfer.hideRefs configuration variable have been
+ extended to work better with the ref "namespace" feature that lets
+ you throw unrelated bunches of repositories in a single physical
+ repository and virtually serve them as separate ones.
+ * send-email config variables whose values are pathnames now go
+ through the ~username/ expansion.
+ * bash completion learnt to TAB-complete recipient addresses given
+ to send-email.
+ * The credential-cache daemon can be told to ignore SIGHUP to work
+ around issue when running Git from inside emacs.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -118,6 +132,30 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
* With a "debug" helper, debugging of a single "git" invocation in
our test scripts has become a lot easier.
+ * The "configure" script did not test for -lpthread correctly, which
+ upset some linkers.
+ * Cross completed task off of subtree project's todo list.
+ * Test cleanups for the subtree project.
+ * Clean up style in an ancient test t9300.
+ * Work around some test flakiness with p4d.
+ * Fsck did not correctly detect a NUL-truncated header in a tag.
+ * Use a safer behavior when we hit errors verifying remote certificates.
+ * Speed up filter-branch for cases where we only care about rewriting
+ commits, not tree data.
+ * The parse-options API has been updated to make "-h" command line
+ option work more consistently in all commands.
+ * "git svn rebase/mkdirs" got optimized by keeping track of empty
+ directories better.
Also contains various documentation updates and code clean-ups.
@@ -341,6 +379,19 @@ notes for details).
requested range. However, we were hand-crafting a range request
and it did not kick in.
+ * Having a leftover .idx file without corresponding .pack file in
+ the repository hurts performance; "git gc" learned to prune them.
+ (merge 478f34d dk/gc-idx-wo-pack later to maint).
+ * Apple's common crypto implementation of SHA1_Update() does not take
+ more than 4GB at a time, and we now have a compile-time workaround
+ for it.
+ (merge 001fd7a ad/sha1-update-chunked later to maint).
+ * Produce correct "dirty" marker for shell prompts, even when we
+ are on an orphan or an unborn branch.
+ (merge c26f70c sg/bash-prompt-dirty-orphan later to maint).
* Code clean-up, minor fixes etc.
(merge 15ed07d jc/rerere later to maint).
(merge e7a7401 pt/pull-builtin later to maint).