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authorJunio C Hamano <>2016-08-12 17:01:42 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2016-08-12 17:01:48 (GMT)
commit2807cd7b25af07f7175751b8519f649478031f49 (patch)
tree46cf1a253e1865557f16a2dcce543b9dfbff0b7d /Documentation/RelNotes/2.10.0.txt
parentdd610aeda684e42d3933a719cbd59ffbcdfdbcaa (diff)
Final batch before 2.10-rc0
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -116,6 +116,10 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
to a three-way merge; this call has been turned into an internal
subroutine call instead of spawning a separate subprocess.
+ * The command line completion scripts (in contrib/) now knows about
+ "git branch --delete/--move [--remote]".
+ (merge 2703c22 vs/completion-branch-fully-spelled-d-m-r later to maint).
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -274,6 +278,18 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
mechanism is used to tweak the default settings to MORE on FreeBSD.
(merge 995bc22 ew/build-time-pager-tweaks later to maint).
+ * The http-backend (the server-side component of smart-http
+ transport) used to trickle the HTTP header one at a time. Now
+ these write(2)s are batched.
+ (merge b36045c ew/http-backend-batch-headers later to maint).
+ * When "git rebase" tries to compare set of changes on the updated
+ upstream and our own branch, it computes patch-id for all of these
+ changes and attempts to find matches. This has been optimized by
+ lazily computing the full patch-id (which is expensive) to be
+ compared only for changes that touch the same set of paths.
+ (merge b3dfeeb kw/patch-ids-optim later to maint).
Also contains various documentation updates and code clean-ups.
@@ -520,7 +536,6 @@ notes for details).
* "git difftool <paths>..." started in a subdirectory failed to
interpret the paths relative to that directory, which has been
- (merge 32b8c58 jk/difftool-in-subdir later to maint).
* The characters in the label shown for tags/refs for commits in
"gitweb" output are now properly escaped for proper HTML output.
@@ -544,7 +559,6 @@ notes for details).
that no matter how many seconds it took to apply many patches, the
resulting committer timestamp for the resulting commits were all
the same.
- (merge 4d9c7e6 jk/reset-ident-time-per-commit later to maint).
* "git push --force-with-lease" already had enough logic to allow
ensuring that such a push results in creation of a ref (i.e. the
@@ -553,4 +567,24 @@ notes for details).
to the users. It does so now.
(merge 9eed4f3 jk/push-force-with-lease-creation later to maint).
+ * The mechanism to limit the pack window memory size, when packing is
+ done using multiple threads (which is the default), is per-thread,
+ but this was not documented clearly.
+ (merge 954176c ms/document-pack-window-memory-is-per-thread later to maint).
+ * "import-tars" fast-import script (in contrib/) used to ignore a
+ hardlink target and replaced it with an empty file, which has been
+ corrected to record the same blob as the other file the hardlink is
+ shared with.
+ (merge 04e0869 js/import-tars-hardlinks later to maint).
+ * "git mv dir non-existing-dir/" did not work in some environments
+ the same way as existing mainstream platforms. The code now moves
+ "dir" to "non-existing-dir", without relying on rename("A", "B/")
+ that strips the trailing slash of '/'.
+ (merge 189d035 js/mv-dir-to-new-directory later to maint).
* Other minor clean-ups and documentation updates
+ (merge 02a8cfa rs/merge-add-strategies-simplification later to maint).
+ (merge af4941d rs/merge-recursive-string-list-init later to maint).
+ (merge 1eb47f1 rs/use-strbuf-add-unique-abbrev later to maint).