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authorJunio C Hamano <>2008-09-10 19:45:02 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-09-10 20:38:20 (GMT)
commit873358dd2ac3bf2cea9a370d8586378a27a092f2 (patch)
treeb979b379ac2854603e8bd6316cc73bcb618e9580 /Documentation/RelNotes-
parent3632cfc2487afc41c7c9e939a9d357daca3e5d67 (diff)
Update draft release notes for
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/RelNotes-')
1 files changed, 22 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes- b/Documentation/RelNotes-
index 6c5446b..7a9646f 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes-
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes-
@@ -17,6 +17,10 @@ Fixes since v1.6.0.1
* Many commands did not use the correct working tree location when used
with GIT_WORK_TREE environment settings.
+* Some systems needs to use compatibility fnmach and regex libraries
+ independent from each other; the compat/ area has been reorganized to
+ allow this.
* "git apply --unidiff-zero" incorrectly applied a -U0 patch that inserts
a new line before the second line.
@@ -24,9 +28,15 @@ Fixes since v1.6.0.1
* "git blame -c" did not exactly work like "git annotate" when range
boundaries are involved.
+* "git checkout file" when file is still unmerged checked out contents from
+ a random high order stage, which was confusing.
* "git clone $there $here/" with extra trailing slashes after explicit
local directory name $here did not work as expected.
+* "git diff" on tracked contents with CRLF line endings did not drive "less"
+ intelligently when showing added or removed lines.
* "git diff --dirstat -M" did not add changes in subdirectories up
correctly for renamed paths.
@@ -42,18 +52,29 @@ Fixes since v1.6.0.1
* "git gui" translation updates and i18n fixes.
+* "git index-pack" is more careful against disk corruption while completing
+ a thin pack.
* "git log -i --grep=pattern" did not ignore case; neither "git log -E
--grep=pattern" triggered extended regexp.
* "git log --pretty="%ad" --date=short" did not use short format when
showing the timestamp.
+* "git log --author=author" match incorrectly matched with the
+ timestamp part of "author " line in commit objects.
+* "git log -F --author=author" did not work at all.
* Build procedure for "git shell" that used stub versions of some
functions and globals was not understood by linkers on some platforms.
* "git stash" was fooled by a stat-dirty but otherwise unmodified paths
and refused to work until the user refreshed the index.
+* "git svn" was broken on Perl before 5.8 with recent fixes to reduce
+ use of temporary files.
* "git verify-pack -v" did not work correctly when given more than one
@@ -61,7 +82,6 @@ Also contains many documentation updates.
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=$(git describe maint)
git shortlog --no-merges $O..maint