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authorJunio C Hamano <>2020-09-22 19:25:27 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2020-09-22 19:36:34 (GMT)
commite1cfff676549cdcd702cbac105468723ef2722f4 (patch)
parent6854689e65700b361eb5d7ff3d4af01bd3e650fe (diff)
Sixteenth batch
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 31 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.29.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.29.0.txt
index 67d9801..d728e81 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.29.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.29.0.txt
@@ -67,6 +67,19 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* "git worktree add" learns that the "-d" is a synonym to "--detach"
option to create a new worktree without being on a branch.
+ * "format-patch --range-diff=<prev> <origin>..HEAD" has been taught
+ not to ignore <origin> when <prev> is a single version.
+ * "add -p" now allows editing paths that were only added in intent.
+ * The 'meld' backend of the "git mergetool" learned to give the
+ underlying 'meld' the '--auto-merge' option, which would help
+ reduce the amount of text that requires manual merging.
+ * "git for-each-ref" and friends that list refs used to allow only
+ one --merged or --no-merged to filter them; they learned to take
+ combination of both kind of filtering.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -155,6 +168,9 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
* Allow maintainers to tweak $(TAR) invocations done while making
distribution tarballs.
+ * "git index-pack" learned to resolve deltified objects with greater
+ parallelism.
Fixes since v2.28
@@ -336,6 +352,20 @@ Fixes since v2.28
early and cleanly when started outside a git repository.
(merge 378fe5fc3d mt/config-fail-nongit-early later to maint).
+ * There is a logic to estimate how many objects are in the
+ repository, which is mean to run once per process invocation, but
+ it ran every time the estimated value was requested.
+ (merge 67bb65de5d jk/dont-count-existing-objects-twice later to maint).
+ * "git remote set-head" that failed still said something that hints
+ the operation went through, which was misleading.
+ (merge 5a07c6c3c2 cs/don-t-pretend-a-failed-remote-set-head-succeeded later to maint).
+ * "git fetch --all --ipv4/--ipv6" forgot to pass the protocol options
+ to instances of the "git fetch" that talk to individual remotes,
+ which has been corrected.
+ (merge 4e735c1326 ar/fetch-ipversion-in-all later to maint).
* Other code cleanup, docfix, build fix, etc.
(merge 84544f2ea3 sk/typofixes later to maint).
(merge b17f411ab5 ar/help-guides-doc later to maint).
@@ -366,3 +396,4 @@ Fixes since v2.28
(merge e6d5a11fed al/t3200-back-on-a-branch later to maint).
(merge 324efcf6b6 pw/add-p-leakfix later to maint).
(merge 1c6ffb546b jk/add-i-fixes later to maint).
+ (merge e40e936551 cd/commit-graph-doc later to maint).