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authorJunio C Hamano <>2007-07-25 04:39:33 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-07-25 07:06:53 (GMT)
commitf48a203a563ae8a46daa8b8923b5d81dc40502fb (patch)
parentceefa44fe2d72f73548c4c36b42916b9c60ae16b (diff)
GIT 1.5.3-rc3v1.5.3-rc3
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 33 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.3.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.3.txt
index 896ff1d..785bd38 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.3.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.3.txt
@@ -32,8 +32,9 @@ Updates since v1.5.2
- "git rebase" learned an "interactive" mode that let you
pick and reorder which commits to rebuild.
- - "git fsck" can save its findings in $GIT_DIR/lost-found,
- without a separate invocation of "git lost-found" command.
+ - "git fsck" can save its findings in $GIT_DIR/lost-found, without a
+ separate invocation of "git lost-found" command. The blobs stored by
+ lost-found are stored in plain format to allow you to grep in them.
- $GIT_WORK_TREE environment variable can be used together with
$GIT_DIR to work in a subdirectory of a working tree that is
@@ -49,6 +50,10 @@ Updates since v1.5.2
- "git-cvsserver" learned new options (--base-path, --export-all,
--strict-paths) inspired by git-daemon.
+ - "git-commit" can use "-t templatefile" option and commit.template
+ configuration variable to prime the commit message given to you in the
+ editor.
- "git-submodule" command helps you manage the projects from
the superproject that contain them.
@@ -105,9 +110,30 @@ Updates since v1.5.2
* Updated behavior of existing commands.
+ - "gitweb" can offer multiple snapshot formats.
+ ***NOTE*** Unfortunately, this changes the format of the
+ $feature{snapshot}{default} entry in the per-site
+ configuration file 'gitweb_config.perl'. It used to be a
+ three-element tuple that describe a single format; with the
+ new configuration item format, you only have to say the name
+ of the format ('tgz', 'tbz2' or 'zip'). Please update the
+ your configuration file accordingly.
+ - The editor to use with many interactive commands can be
+ overridden with GIT_EDITOR environment variable, or if it
+ does not exist, with core.editor configuration variable. As
+ before, if you have neither, environment variables VISUAL
+ and EDITOR are consulted in this order, and then finally we
+ fall back on "vi".
- "git rm --cached" does not complain when removing a newly
added file from the index anymore.
+ - Options to "git log" to affect how --grep/--author options look for
+ given strings now have shorter abbreviations. -i is for ignore case,
+ and -E is for extended regexp.
- "git svn dcommit" retains local merge information.
- "git config" to set values also honors type flags like --bool
@@ -189,6 +215,10 @@ Updates since v1.5.2
git-fast-import (also in contrib). The man page and p4
rpm have been removed as well.
+ - "git mailinfo" (hence "am") now tries to see if the message
+ is in utf-8 first, instead of assuming iso-8859-1, if
+ incoming e-mail does not say what encoding it is in.
* Builds
- old-style function definitions (most notably, a function
@@ -232,6 +262,6 @@ this release, unless otherwise noted.
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=`git describe refs/heads/master`
git shortlog --no-merges $O..refs/heads/master ^refs/heads/maint