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authorJunio C Hamano <>2016-04-18 17:51:09 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2016-04-18 17:51:09 (GMT)
commite6ac6e1f7d54584c2b03f073b5f329a37f4a9561 (patch)
parentf5cc6129166e8f419cc9ad83136c30a983a94c15 (diff)
Fifth batch for post 2.8 cycle
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.9.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.9.0.txt
index 7bf95f8..46bee4a 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.9.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.9.0.txt
@@ -179,6 +179,11 @@ notes for details).
which was wrong.
(merge f292244 ky/branch-d-worktree later to maint).
+ * When "git worktree" feature is in use, "git branch -m" renamed a
+ branch that is checked out in another worktree without adjusting
+ the HEAD symbolic ref for the worktree.
+ (merge 18eb3a9 ky/branch-m-worktree later to maint).
* "git diff -M" used to work better when two originally identical
files A and B got renamed to X/A and X/B by pairing A to X/A and B
to X/B, but this was broken in the 2.0 timeframe.
@@ -201,6 +206,13 @@ notes for details).
(merge a08feb8 tb/blame-force-read-cache-to-workaround-safe-crlf later to maint).
+ * A change back in version 2.7 to "git branch" broke display of a
+ symbolic ref in a non-standard place in the refs/ hierarchy (we
+ expect symbolic refs to appear in refs/remotes/*/HEAD to point at
+ the primary branch the remote has, and as .git/HEAD to point at the
+ branch we locally checked out).
+ (merge 95c38fb jk/branch-shortening-funny-symrefs later to maint).
* Other minor clean-ups and documentation updates
(merge aed7480 mm/lockfile-error-message later to maint).
(merge bfee614 jc/index-pack later to maint).