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authorJunio C Hamano <>2012-02-23 21:38:50 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2012-02-23 21:38:50 (GMT)
commitba998d33e22d6fce4445af5834dc227609672501 (patch)
tree17351a34256b8ebcf86d286f69f93dd49a2855da /Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
parentd065f687452a666c74f353306bb14debe48e40d3 (diff)
Update draft release notes to 1.7.10
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 4ea6932..0add762 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.10.txt
@@ -8,9 +8,20 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* Improved handling of views, labels and branches in git-p4 (in contrib).
+ * "git-p4" (in contrib) suffered from unnecessary merge conflicts when
+ p4 expanded the embedded $RCS$-like keywords; it can be now told to
+ unexpand them.
+ * Some "git-svn" updates.
* "vcs-svn"/"svn-fe" learned to read dumps with svn-deltas and
support incremental imports.
+ * The configuration mechanism learned an "include" facility; an
+ assignment to the include.path pseudo-variable causes the named
+ file to be included in-place when Git looks up configuration
+ variables.
* "git am" learned to pass "-b" option to underlying "git mailinfo", so
that bracketed string other than "PATCH" at the beginning can be kept.
@@ -60,6 +71,9 @@ Internal Implementation (please report possible regressions)
* The test suite supports the new "test_pause" helper function.
+ * Parallel to the test suite, there is a beginning of performance
+ benchmarking framework.
* t/Makefile is adjusted to prevent newer versions of GNU make from
running tests in seemingly random order.
@@ -73,13 +87,22 @@ 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 config.mak.autogen generated by optional autoconf support tried
+ to link the binary with -lintl even when libintl.h is missing from
+ the system.
+ (merge a8356d4 js/configure-libintl later to maint).
+ * "git add --refresh <pathspec>" used to warn about unmerged paths
+ outside the given pathspec.
+ (merge 3d1f148 jc/add-refresh-unmerged 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..