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authorJunio C Hamano <>2020-10-05 21:00:04 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2020-10-05 21:01:56 (GMT)
commitd98273ba77e1ab9ec755576bc86c716a97bf59d7 (patch)
parent542b3c2573c7682e9ffebe755272c7e39651f9ae (diff)
Git 2.29-rc0v2.29.0-rc0
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
2 files changed, 32 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.29.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.29.0.txt
index 41a78a4..43d7296 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.29.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.29.0.txt
@@ -110,6 +110,18 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* "git shortlog" has been taught to group commits by the contents of
the trailer lines, like "Reviewed-by:", "Coauthored-by:", etc.
+ * "git archive" learns the "--add-file" option to include untracked
+ files into a snapshot from a tree-ish.
+ * "git fetch" and "git push" support negative refspecs.
+ * "git format-patch" learns to take "whenAble" as a possible value
+ for the format.useAutoBase configuration variable to become no-op
+ when the automatically computed base does not make sense.
+ * Credential helpers are now allowed to terminate lines with CRLF
+ line ending, as well as LF line ending.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -441,6 +453,23 @@ Fixes since v2.28
the codepath that reads pack files.
(merge bda959c476 mt/delta-base-cache-races later to maint).
+ * in_merge_bases_many(), a way to see if a commit is reachable from
+ any commit in a set of commits, was totally broken when the
+ commit-graph feature was in use, which has been corrected.
+ (merge 8791bf1841 ds/in-merge-bases-many-optim-bug later to maint).
+ * "git submodule update --quiet" did not squelch underlying "rebase"
+ and "pull" commands.
+ (merge 3ad0401e9e td/submodule-update-quiet later to maint).
+ * The lazy fetching done internally to make missing objects available
+ in a partial clone incorrectly made permanent damage to the partial
+ clone filter in the repository, which has been corrected.
+ * "log -c --find-object=X" did not work well to find a merge that
+ involves a change to an object X from only one parent.
+ (merge 957876f17d jk/diff-cc-oidfind-fix 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).
@@ -473,3 +502,5 @@ Fixes since v2.28
(merge 1c6ffb546b jk/add-i-fixes later to maint).
(merge e40e936551 cd/commit-graph-doc later to maint).
(merge 0512eabd91 jc/sequencer-stopped-sha-simplify later to maint).
+ (merge d01141de5a so/combine-diff-simplify later to maint).
+ (merge 3be01e5ab1 sn/fast-import-doc later to maint).
index 9db2f4f..c5027c4 100755
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@