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authorJunio C Hamano <>2012-03-05 07:38:02 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2012-03-05 07:38:02 (GMT)
commit4a92a1721483d6a109cf0993843b20159f8d3387 (patch)
tree815634e797c192fe9a6fa04d77c8eabf115bc812 /Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
parentb8b52907e386d064fb0303c08215d7b117d50ee9 (diff)
Update draft release notes to 1.7.10
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt')
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 34 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
index 7813ea1..b966a8e 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
@@ -52,6 +52,9 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* "git push" learned the "--prune" option, similar to "git fetch".
+ * "git symbolic-ref" learned the "--short" option to abbreviate the
+ refname it shows unambiguously.
* "git tag --list" can be given "--points-at <object>" to limit its
output to those that point at the given object.
@@ -64,6 +67,9 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
needed (including the ones that are not necessary for a specific
+ * Project search in "gitweb" shows the substring that matched in the
+ project name and description highlighted.
Foreign Interface
* Improved handling of views, labels and branches in git-p4 (in contrib).
@@ -112,39 +118,10 @@ 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
- * "git branch --with $that" assumed incorrectly that the user will never
- ask the question with nonsense value in $that.
- (merge 6c41e97 cn/maint-branch-with-bad later to maint).
- * An invalid regular expression pattern given by an end user made
- "gitweb" to return garbled response.
- (merge 36612e4 jn/maint-gitweb-invalid-regexp later to maint).
- * "git rev-list --verify-objects -q" omitted the extra verification
- it needs to do over "git rev-list --objects -q" by mistake.
- (merge 9899372 nd/maint-verify-objects later to maint).
- * The bulk check-in codepath streamed contents that needs
- smudge/clean filters without running them, instead of punting and
- delegating to the codepath to run filters after slurping everything
- to core.
- (merge 4f22b10 jk/maint-avoid-streaming-filtered-contents later to maint).
- * When the filter driver exits before reading the content before the
- main git process writes the contents to be filtered to the pipe to
- it, the latter could be killed with SIGPIPE instead of ignoring
- such an event as an error.
- (merge 6424c2a jb/filter-ignore-sigpipe later to maint).
- * When a remote helper exits before reading the blank line from the
- main git process to signal the end of commands, the latter could be
- killed with SIGPIPE. Instead we should ignore such event as a
- non-error.
- (merge c34fe63 sp/smart-http-failure-to-push later to maint).
- * "git bundle create" produced a corrupt bundle file upon seeing
- commits with excessively long subject line.
- (merge 8a557bb tr/maint-bundle-long-subject later to maint).
+ * The code to synthesize the fake ancestor tree used by 3-way merge
+ fallback in "git am" was not prepared to read a patch created with
+ a non-standard -p<num> value.
+ (merge a61ba26 jc/am-3-nonstandard-popt later to maint).
* "gitweb" used to drop warnings in the log file when "heads" view is
accessed in a repository whose HEAD does not point at a valid
@@ -152,7 +129,7 @@ details).
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=$(git describe)
git log --first-parent --oneline ^maint $O..