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authorJunio C Hamano <>2008-12-07 23:06:38 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-12-07 23:14:26 (GMT)
commit0516cc5cc6ccb3b998ea5613ab178407c31339e3 (patch)
tree423586dcffe96853aa0241f35e77f259aea98304 /Documentation/RelNotes-1.6.1.txt
parent3a59bb22db24ff90c173ffb462fe67902a213d96 (diff)
Update draft release notes for 1.6.1
A handful of fixes have been backmerged to 'maint' and are now contained in 1.6.0.X series as the result, so drop them from this document. Also contains typofix and duplicate removal pointed out by Bjørn Lindeijer and Jakub Narebski. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ on.
subsequent "git diff" will show a diff as if they are creation events.
* "git add" gained a built-in synonym for people who want to say "stage
- changes" instead of "add contents the the staging area" which amounts
+ changes" instead of "add contents to the staging area" which amounts
to the same thing.
* "git apply" learned --include=paths option, similar to the existing
@@ -135,16 +135,10 @@ on.
cannot produce a patch that can be applied, so this is disabled in
format-patch among other things).
-* "git diff" hunk header pattern for ObjC has been added.
* "--cached" option to "git diff has an easier to remember synonym "--staged",
to ask "what is the difference between the given commit and the
contents staged in the index?"
-* a "textconv" filter that makes binary files textual form for human
- consumption can be specified as an attribute for paths; "git diff"
- learnt to make use of it.
* "git for-each-ref" learned "refname:short" token that gives an
unambiguously abbreviated refname.
@@ -197,9 +191,6 @@ on.
* "git remote show $remote" lists remote branches one-per-line now.
-* when giving up resolving a conflicted merge, "git reset --hard" failed
- to remove new paths from the working tree. [cherry-pick to 'maint'?]
* "git send-email" can be given revision range instead of files and
maildirs on the command line, and automatically runs format-patch to
generate patches for the given revision range.
@@ -251,16 +242,8 @@ release, unless otherwise noted.
but we dropped support for such a use case long time ago. This has
been resurrected.
-* Giving 3 or more tree-ish to "git diff" is supposed to show the combined
- diff from second and subsequent trees to the first one. b75271d ("git
- diff <tree>{3,}": do not reverse order of arguments, 2008-10-10) needs
- to be cherry-picked to 'maint'.
* "git filter-branch" failed to rewrite a tag name with slashes in it.
-* "git repack" used to grab objects out of packs marked with .keep
- into a new pack (fix scheduled to be further downmerged to maint).
* "git rm --cached" used to allow an empty blob that was added earlier to
be removed without --force, even when the file in the work tree has
since been modified.
@@ -272,10 +255,6 @@ release, unless otherwise noted.
timestamp part, exposing internal implementation detail. Also these did
not work with --fixed-strings match at all.
-* Internal diff machinery had a corner case performance bug that choked on a
- large file with many repeated contents (fix scheduled to be further cherry-
- picked to maint).
* "gitweb" did not mark non-ASCII characters imported from external HTML fragments