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authorJunio C Hamano <>2008-11-02 23:21:02 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-11-03 00:37:39 (GMT)
commit9f8f132621faedd250fded3e260402623da91a6f (patch)
tree58e1cf9e752f7c56f7fc76d2516ef755d3d529b1 /Documentation/RelNotes-1.6.1.txt
parent84cdd3c635280c42ae42009c4be020ef2c30ba7c (diff)
Update draft release notes to 1.6.1
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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1 files changed, 13 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes-1.6.1.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes-1.6.1.txt
index f5a1311..6f84c0c 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes-1.6.1.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes-1.6.1.txt
@@ -62,6 +62,9 @@ on.
* "git bisect" is careful about a user mistake and suggests testing of
merge base first when good is not a strict ancestor of bad.
+* "git blame" re-encodes the commit metainfo to UTF-8 from i18n.commitEncoding
+ by default.
* "git check-attr --stdin" can check attributes for multiple paths.
* "git checkout --track origin/hack" used to be a syntax error. It now
@@ -144,6 +147,9 @@ on.
* "git merge -s $strategy" can use a custom built strategy if you have a
command "git-merge-$strategy" on your $PATH.
+* "git push" can be told to reject deletion of refs with receive.denyDeletes
+ configuration.
* "git rebase" honours pre-rebase hook; use --no-verify to bypass it.
* "git rebase -p" uses interactive rebase machinery now to preserve the merges.
@@ -164,6 +170,8 @@ on.
* "git svn branch" can create new branches on the other end.
+* "gitweb" can use more saner PATH_INFO based URL.
* "git hash-object" learned to lie about the path being hashed, so that
@@ -173,6 +181,10 @@ on.
* various callers of git-merge-recursive avoid forking it as an external
+* Git class defined in "" can be subclasses a bit more easily.
+* We used to link GNU regex library as a compatibility layer for some platforms,
+ but it turns out it is not necessary on most of them.
Fixes since v1.6.0
@@ -205,6 +217,6 @@ release, unless otherwise noted.
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=$(git describe master)
git shortlog --no-merges $O..master ^maint