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authorJunio C Hamano <>2012-02-13 06:58:36 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2012-02-13 06:58:36 (GMT)
commit624d3519c9adda89de57e54de5e502474d871974 (patch)
tree8bcfd6f0a577744dd02ebbbfc988c7552dcbfb89 /Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
parentaa47ec99d1ef979bbf5eca93c0152dd0e636b605 (diff)
Update draft release notes to 1.7.10
Again this round mostly consists of fixes for 1.7.9 in preparation for merging these topics down to maint for Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
index e255901..0be3d3a 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
@@ -8,6 +8,8 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* Improved handling of views, labels and branches in git-p4 (in contrib).
+ * Updated command line arguments completion script for zsh (in contrib).
* "vcs-svn"/"svn-fe" learned to read dumps with svn-deltas and
support incremental imports.
@@ -20,6 +22,11 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* "git clone" learned to detach the HEAD in the resulting repository
when the source repository's HEAD does not point to a branch.
+ * The commands in the "git diff" family and "git apply --stat" that
+ count the number of files changed and the number of lines
+ inserted/deleted have been updated to match the output from
+ "diffstat". This also opens the door to i18n this line.
* When showing a patch while ignoring whitespace changes, the context
lines are taken from the postimage, in order to make it easier to
view the output.
@@ -62,6 +69,38 @@ 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 merge --no-edit $tag" failed to honor the --no-edit option.
+ (merge 3adab6f jn/merge-no-edit-fix later to maint).
+ * The error message emitted when we see an empty loose object was
+ not phrased correctly.
+ (merge 33e42de mm/empty-loose-error-message later to maint).
+ * Many small corner case bugs on "git tag -n" was corrected.
+ (merge 31fd8d7 jk/maint-tag-show-fixes later to maint).
+ * "git commit" refused to create a commit when entries added with
+ "add -N" remained in the index, without telling Git what their content
+ in the next commit should be. We should have created the commit without
+ these paths.
+ (merge 3f6d56d jc/maint-commit-ignore-i-t-a later to maint).
+ * Search box in "gitweb" did not accept non-ASCII characters correctly.
+ (merge 84d9e2d jn/gitweb-search-utf-8 later to maint).
+ * The code to ask for password did not fall back to the terminal
+ input when GIT_ASKPASS is set but does not work (e.g. lack of X
+ with GUI askpass helper).
+ (merge 84d7273 jk/prompt-fallback-to-tty later to maint).
+ * map_user() was not rewriting its output correctly, which resulted
+ in the user visible symptom that "git blame -e" sometimes showed
+ excess '>' at the end of email addresses.
+ (merge f026358 jc/maint-mailmap-output later to maint).
+ * "checkout -b" did not allow switching out of an unborn branch.
+ (merge abe1998 jc/checkout-out-of-unborn later to maint).
* "add -e" learned not to show a diff for an otherwise unmodified
submodule that only has uncommitted local changes in the patch
prepared by for the user to edit.
@@ -85,7 +124,7 @@ details).
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=$(git describe)
git log --first-parent --oneline ^maint $O..