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authorJunio C Hamano <>2020-06-29 20:58:58 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2020-06-29 21:17:27 (GMT)
commita08a83db2bf27f015bec9a435f6d73e223c21c5e (patch)
parent298d704e708773f6ddeb4e680265ab904d710def (diff)
The sixth batch
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 20 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.28.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.28.0.txt
index b54c6a0..02e150e 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.28.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.28.0.txt
@@ -10,6 +10,15 @@ Backward compatibility notes
easily opt into a set of newer features, which use of the v2
transport protocol is now a part of.
+ * It used to be that setting extensions.* configuration variables
+ alone, while leaving core.repositoryFormatVersion=0, made these
+ settings effective, which was a wrong thing to do. In version 0,
+ there was no special meaning in extensions.* configuration
+ variables. This has been corrected. If you need these repository
+ extensions to be effective, the core.repositoryFormatVersion
+ variable needs to be updated to 1 after vetting these extensions.*
+ variables are set correctly.
UI, Workflows & Features
@@ -29,6 +38,9 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
notation, e.g. "git diff A..B C", "git diff A..B C...D", etc.,
which has been cleaned up.
+ * "git diff-files" has been taught to say paths that are marked as
+ intent-to-add are new files, not modified from an empty blob.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -76,6 +88,9 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
instruct the clients to grab pre-packaged packfile(s) in addition
to the packed object data coming over the wire.
+ * A misdesigned strbuf_write_fd() function has been retired.
Fixes since v2.27
@@ -140,9 +155,14 @@ Fixes since v2.27
going on.
(merge 08dc26061f pb/t4014-unslave later to maint).
+ * An in-code comment in "git diff" has been updated.
+ (merge c592fd4c83 dl/diff-usage-comment-update later to maint).
* Other code cleanup, docfix, build fix, etc.
(merge 2c31a7aa44 jx/pkt-line-doc-count-fix later to maint).
(merge d63ae31962 cb/t5608-cleanup later to maint).
(merge 788db145c7 dl/t-readme-spell-git-correctly later to maint).
(merge 45a87a83bb dl/python-2.7-is-the-floor-version later to maint).
(merge b75a219904 es/advertise-contribution-doc later to maint).
+ (merge 0c9a4f638a rs/pull-leakfix later to maint).
+ (merge d546fe2874 rs/commit-reach-leakfix later to maint).