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authorJeff King <peff@peff.net>2007-12-20 12:11:25 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2007-12-21 01:04:58 (GMT)
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clean up 1.5.4 release notes
Mostly typo and small grammatical fixes with one or two rewordings for clarity. But note the important fix for status.relativepaths. Signed-off-by: Jeff King <peff@peff.net> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -14,28 +14,28 @@ Removal
Deprecation notices
-------------------
- * Next feature release of git (this change is scheduled for v1.6.0)
+ * The next feature release of git (this change is scheduled for v1.6.0)
will by default install dashed form of commands (e.g. "git-commit")
outside of users' normal $PATH, and will install only selected
commands ("git" itself, and "gitk") in $PATH. This implies:
- - Using dashed form of git commands (e.g. "git-commit") from the
+ - Using dashed forms of git commands (e.g. "git-commit") from the
command line has been informally deprecated since early 2006, but
now it officially is, and will be removed in the future. Use
- dashless form (e.g. "git commit") instead.
+ dashless forms (e.g. "git commit") instead.
- - Using dashed from from your scripts, without first prepending the
+ - Using dashed forms from your scripts, without first prepending the
return value from "git --exec-path" to the scripts' PATH, has been
informally deprecated since early 2006, but now it officially is.
- - Use of dashed form with "PATH=$(git --exec-path):$PATH; export
+ - Use of dashed forms with "PATH=$(git --exec-path):$PATH; export
PATH" early in your script is not deprecated with this change.
Users are strongly encouraged to adjust their habits and scripts now
to prepare for this.
* The post-receive hook was introduced in March 2007 to supersede
- post-update hook, primarily to overcome the command line length
+ the post-update hook, primarily to overcome the command line length
limitation of the latter. Use of post-update hook will be deprecated
in future versions of git, starting from v1.6.0.
@@ -43,10 +43,11 @@ Deprecation notices
option, and will be removed in the future.
* "git peek-remote" is deprecated, as "git ls-remote" was written in C
- and works for all transports, and will be removed in the future.
+ and works for all transports; "git peek-remote" will be removed in
+ the future.
* From v1.6.0, the repack.usedeltabaseoffset config option will default
- to true, which will give denser packfile (i.e. more efficient storage).
+ to true, which will give denser packfiles (i.e. more efficient storage).
The downside is that git older than version 1.4.4 will not be able
to directly use a repository packed using this setting.
@@ -67,7 +68,7 @@ Updates since v1.5.3
* gitk is now merged as a subdirectory of git.git project, in
preparation for its i18n.
- * progress display from many commands are a lot nicer to the eye.
+ * progress displays from many commands are a lot nicer to the eye.
Transfer commands show throughput data.
* many commands that pay attention to per-directory .gitignore now do
@@ -76,12 +77,12 @@ Updates since v1.5.3
* Output processing for '--pretty=format:<user format>' has been
optimized.
- * Rename detection of diff family, while detecting exact matches, has
+ * Rename detection of diff family while detecting exact matches has
been greatly optimized.
- * Rename detection of diff family tries to make more naturally looking
- pairing. Earlier if more than one identical rename sources were
- found in the preimage, they were picked pretty much at random.
+ * Rename detection of diff family tries to make more natural looking
+ pairing. Earlier, if multiple identical rename sources were
+ found in the preimage, the source used was picked pretty much at random.
* Value "true" for color.diff and color.status configuration used to
mean "always" (even when the output is not going to a terminal).
@@ -114,7 +115,7 @@ Updates since v1.5.3
* "git rebase --interactive" mode can now work on detached HEAD.
- * Other minor to serious bugs in "git rebase -i" has been fixed.
+ * Other minor to serious bugs in "git rebase -i" have been fixed.
* "git rebase" now detaches head during its operation, so after a
successful "git rebase" operation, the reflog entry branch@{1} for
@@ -247,7 +248,7 @@ Updates since v1.5.3
* The format "git show" outputs an annotated tag has been updated to
include "Tagger: " and "Date: " lines from the tag itself. Strictly
speaking this is a backward incompatible change, but this is a
- reasonable usability fix and people's script shouldn't have been
+ reasonable usability fix and people's scripts shouldn't have been
relying on the exact output from "git show" Porcelain anyway.
* "git cvsexportcommit" learned -w option to specify and switch to the
@@ -283,7 +284,7 @@ Updates since v1.5.3
makes copy-and-pasting for git-checkout/git-add/git-rm easier. The
traditional behaviour to show the full path relative to the top of
the work tree can be had by setting status.relativepaths
- configuration variable to true.
+ configuration variable to false.
* "git blame" kept text for each annotated revision in core needlessly;
this has been corrected.