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authorJunio C Hamano <>2012-02-27 07:11:10 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2012-02-27 07:11:10 (GMT)
commit3724cc7c58df709cffbf6cc0701d1ca6fa5a5ba2 (patch)
tree8d85de4d63384be74e7dae1ff47cb52aa50893d5 /Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
parent507fba2b98a85fab42a89d93240d2e09d6245d26 (diff)
Update draft release notes to 1.7.10
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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1 files changed, 35 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
index 364e16d..89edfda 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
@@ -38,23 +38,30 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* "diff-highlight" filter (in contrib/) was updated to produce more
aesthetically pleasing output.
- * "git tag --list" can be given "--points-at <object>" to limit its
- output to those that point at the given object.
* "git merge" in an interactive session learned to spawn the editor
by default to let the user edit the auto-generated merge message,
to encourage people to explain their merges better. Legacy scripts
- can export MERGE_AUTOEDIT=no to retain the historical behaviour.
+ can export GIT_MERGE_AUTOEDIT=no to retain the historical behavior.
Both "git merge" and "git pull" can be given --no-edit from the
command line to accept the auto-generated merge message.
+ * "git push" learned the "--prune" option, similar to "git fetch".
+ * "git tag --list" can be given "--points-at <object>" to limit its
+ output to those that point at the given object.
* "gitweb" allows intermediate entries in the directory hierarchy
that leads to a projects to be clicked, which in turn shows the
list of projects inside that directory.
+ * "gitweb" learned to read various pieces of information for the
+ repositories lazily, instead of reading everything that could be
+ needed (including the ones that are not necessary for a specific
+ task).
- * During "git upload-pack" in respose to "git fetch", unnecessary calls
+ * During "git upload-pack" in response to "git fetch", unnecessary calls
to parse_object() have been eliminated, to help performance in
repositories with excessive number of refs.
@@ -87,13 +94,35 @@ Unless otherwise noted, all the fixes since v1.7.9 in the maintenance
releases are contained in this release (see release notes to them for
+ * The bulk check-in codepath streamed contents that needs
+ smudge/clean filters without running them, instead of punting and
+ delegating to the codepath to run filters after slurping everything
+ to core.
+ (merge 4f22b10 jk/maint-avoid-streaming-filtered-contents later to maint).
+ * When the filter driver exits before reading the content before the
+ main git process writes the contents to be filtered to the pipe to
+ it, the latter could be killed with SIGPIPE instead of ignoring
+ such an event as an error.
+ (merge 6424c2a jb/filter-ignore-sigpipe later to maint).
+ * When a remote helper exits before reading the blank line from the
+ main git process to signal the end of commands, the latter could be
+ killed with SIGPIPE. Instead we should ignore such event as a
+ non-error.
+ (merge c34fe63 sp/smart-http-failure-to-push later to maint).
+ * "git bundle create" produced a corrupt bundle file upon seeing
+ commits with excessively long subject line.
+ (merge 8a557bb tr/maint-bundle-long-subject later to maint).
* "gitweb" used to drop warnings in the log file when "heads" view is
accessed in a repository whose HEAD does not point at a valid
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=$(git describe)
git log --first-parent --oneline ^maint $O..