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authorJunio C Hamano <>2019-06-17 17:16:10 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2019-06-17 17:16:10 (GMT)
commita6a95cd1b46e48e5fe06bdbb0839a67ebeef4682 (patch)
parent14f49b2058e6757b09eae362e5061e74dcfc666e (diff)
The second batch
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 77 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.23.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.23.0.txt
index ada7f52..53e8234 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.23.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.23.0.txt
@@ -30,6 +30,19 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* The code to show args with potential typo that cannot be
interpreted as a commit-ish has been improved.
+ * "git clone --recurse-submodules" learned to set up the submodules
+ to ignore commit object names recorded in the superproject gitlink
+ and instead use the commits that happen to be at the tip of the
+ remote-tracking branches from the get-go, by passing the new
+ "--remote-submodules" option.
+ * The pattern "git diff/grep" use to extract funcname and words
+ boundary for Matlab has been extend to cover Octave, which is more
+ or less equivalent.
+ * "git help git" was hard to discover (well, at least for some
+ people).
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -49,6 +62,13 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
which is the more recent GCC uses. Those who need to build with an
old GCC can still use "CC_LD_DYNPATH=-R"
+ * Prepare use of reachability index in topological walker that works
+ on a range (A..B).
+ * A new tutorial targetting specifically aspiring git-core
+ developers has been added.
Fixes since v2.22
@@ -74,4 +94,61 @@ Fixes since v2.22
one (i.e. fast-forward instead), but did not. Which has been
+ * Code cleanup and futureproof.
+ (merge 31f5256c82 ds/object-info-for-prefetch-fix later to maint).
+ * More parameter validation.
+ (merge de99eb0c24 es/grep-require-name-when-needed later to maint).
+ * "git update-server-info" used to leave stale packfiles in its
+ output, which has been corrected.
+ (merge e941c48d49 ew/server-info-remove-crufts later to maint).
+ * The server side support for "git fetch" used to show incorrect
+ value for the HEAD symbolic ref when the namespace feature is in
+ use, which has been corrected.
+ (merge 533e088250 jk/HEAD-symref-in-xfer-namespaces later to maint).
+ * "git am -i --resolved" segfaulted after trying to see a commit as
+ if it were a tree, which has been corrected.
+ (merge 7663e438c5 jk/am-i-resolved-fix later to maint).
+ * "git bundle verify" needs to see if prerequisite objects exist in
+ the receiving repository, but the command did not check if we are
+ in a repository upfront, which has been corrected.
+ (merge 3bbbe467f2 js/bundle-verify-require-object-store later to maint).
+ * "git merge --squash" is designed to update the working tree and the
+ index without creating the commit, and this cannot be countermanded
+ by adding the "--commit" option; the command now refuses to work
+ when both options are given.
+ (merge 1d14d0c994 vv/merge-squash-with-explicit-commit later to maint).
+ * The data collected by fsmonitor was not properly written back to
+ the on-disk index file, breaking t7519 tests occasionally, which
+ has been corrected.
+ (merge b5a8169752 js/fsmonitor-unflake later to maint).
+ * Update to Unicode 12.1 width table.
+ (merge 5817f9caa3 bb/unicode-12.1-reiwa later to maint).
+ * The command line to invoke a "git cat-file" command from inside
+ "git p4" was not properly quoted to protect a caret and running a
+ broken command on Windows, which has been corrected.
+ (merge c3f2358de3 mm/p4-unshelve-windows-fix later to maint).
+ * "git request-pull" learned to warn when the ref we ask them to pull
+ from in the local repository and in the published repository are
+ different.
+ (merge 0454220d66 pb/request-pull-verify-remote-ref later to maint).
+ * When creating a partial clone, the object filtering criteria is
+ recorded for the origin of the clone, but this incorrectly used a
+ hardcoded name "origin" to name that remote; it has been corrected
+ to honor the "--origin <name>" option.
+ (merge 1c4a9f9114 xl/record-partial-clone-origin later to maint).
* Other code cleanup, docfix, build fix, etc.
+ (merge f547101b26 es/git-debugger-doc later to maint).
+ (merge 7877ac3d7b js/bisect-helper-check-get-oid-return-value later to maint).
+ (merge 0108f47eb3 sw/git-p4-unshelve-branched-files later to maint).