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authorJunio C Hamano <>2007-12-07 09:28:05 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-12-07 09:28:05 (GMT)
commit9758ecde9a0be8b9758d0a512c90f8bfc865af4f (patch)
treef20926729d262e80ccb78d1e6ef66b1af9e70ebd /Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.4.txt
parentd9f405931fa3d96b2a80fe5ad8205eea7c443f56 (diff)
Update draft release notes to 1.5.4
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.4.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.4.txt
index c40fd18..c1ebd69 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.4.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.4.txt
@@ -155,6 +155,9 @@ Updates since v1.5.3
* "git cvsserver" can be run via "git shell".
+ * "git cvsserver" acts more like receive-pack by running post-receive
+ and post-update hooks.
* "git am" and "git rebase" are far less verbose.
* "git pull" learned to pass --[no-]ff option to underlying "git
@@ -166,6 +169,13 @@ Updates since v1.5.3
* "git fast-export" produces datastream that can be fed to fast-import
to reproduce the history recorded in a git repository.
+ * "git add -i" takes pathspecs to limit the set of files to work on.
+ * "git add -p" is a short-hand to go directly to the selective patch
+ subcommand in the interactive command loop and to exit when done.
+ * "git add -i" UI has been colorized.
* "git commit --allow-empty" allows you to create a single-parent
commit that records the same tree as its parent, overriding the usual
safety valve.
@@ -173,6 +183,8 @@ Updates since v1.5.3
* "git commit --amend" can amend a merge that does not change the tree
from its first parent.
+ * "git commit" has been rewritten in C.
* "git stash random-text" does not create a new stash anymore. It was
a UI mistake. Use "git stash save random-text", or "git stash"
(without extra args) for that.
@@ -249,8 +261,11 @@ series.
* "git svn" talking with the SVN over http will correctly quote branch
and project names.
+ * "git config" did not work correctly on platforms that define
+ REG_NOMATCH to an even number.
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=`git describe refs/heads/master`
git shortlog --no-merges $O..refs/heads/master ^refs/heads/maint