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authorJunio C Hamano <>2012-02-10 22:15:38 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2012-02-10 22:16:32 (GMT)
commitb6b3b6a01f357922ccd14f2615accc9bd39fc194 (patch)
tree27d6bd2ef84abbdb40af4294d5292bed1579c464 /Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
parentee8d52f83985ba897dab2829823fbcfe40083cf6 (diff)
Update draft release notes to 1.7.10
Document bunch of bugfix topics to be merged down to 'maint' soonish for maintenance release. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -62,9 +62,30 @@ 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
+ * "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.
+ (merge 701825d js/add-e-submodule-fix later to maint).
+ * "rebase" and "commit --amend" failed to work on commits with ancient
+ timestamps near year 1970.
+ (merge 2c733fb jc/parse-date-raw later to maint).
+ * "git merge --ff-only $tag" failed because it cannot record the
+ required mergetag without creating a merge, but this is so common
+ operation for branch that is used _only_ to follow the upstream, so
+ it is allowed to fast-forward without recording the mergetag.
+ (merge b5c9f1c jc/merge-ff-only-stronger-than-signed-merge later to maint).
+ * Typo in "git branch --edit-description my-tpoic" was not diagnosed.
+ (merge c2d17ba jc/branch-desc-typoavoidance later to maint).
+ * rpmbuild noticed an unpackaged but installed *.mo file and failed.
+ (merge 3a9f58c jn/rpm-spec later to maint).
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=$(git describe)
git log --first-parent --oneline ^maint $O..