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authorJunio C Hamano <>2016-08-25 20:56:51 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2016-08-25 20:56:51 (GMT)
commit5cb0d5ad05e027cbddcb0a3c7518ddeea0f7c286 (patch)
tree86e1d2f3e852acd08422fa53d54f022ea00390f9 /Documentation/RelNotes/2.10.0.txt
parent0fd6c99bdf72ac0c03bf4806f7540d580794215e (diff)
Prepare for 2.10.0-rc2
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -179,7 +179,7 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
the standard output and the standard error of an external process,
which is cumbersome to hand-roll correctly without deadlocking.
- The codepath to sign data in a prepared buffer with GPG has been
+ * The codepath to sign data in a prepared buffer with GPG has been
updated to use this API to read from the status-fd to check for
errors (instead of relying on GPG's exit status).
(merge efee955 jk/gpg-interface-cleanup later to maint).
@@ -308,6 +308,10 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
* A handful of tests that were broken under gettext-poison build have
been fixed.
+ * The recent i18n patch we added during this cycle did a bit too much
+ refactoring of the messages to avoid word-legos; the repetition has
+ been reduced to help translators.
Also contains various documentation updates and code clean-ups.
@@ -563,7 +567,7 @@ notes for details).
caused tests in t7063 to fail because it wanted to verify the
behaviour of the fast-path.
- * Squelch compiler warnings for netmalloc (in compat/) library.
+ * Squelch compiler warnings for nedmalloc (in compat/) library.
* A small memory leak in the command line parsing of "git blame"
has been plugged.
@@ -631,6 +635,28 @@ notes for details).
taught to notice these exit status codes.
(merge 45a4f5d jk/difftool-command-not-found later to maint).
+ * On Windows, help.browser configuration variable used to be ignored,
+ which has been corrected.
+ (merge 6db5967 js/no-html-bypass-on-windows later to maint).
+ * The "git -c var[=val] cmd" facility to append a configuration
+ variable definition at the end of the search order was described in
+ git(1) manual page, but not in git-config(1), which was more likely
+ place for people to look for when they ask "can I make a one-shot
+ override, and if so how?"
+ (merge ae1f709 dg/document-git-c-in-git-config-doc later to maint).
+ * The tempfile (hence its user lockfile) API lets the caller to open
+ a file descriptor to a temporary file, write into it and then
+ finalize it by first closing the filehandle and then either
+ removing or renaming the temporary file. When the process spawns a
+ subprocess after obtaining the file descriptor, and if the
+ subprocess has not exited when the attempt to remove or rename is
+ made, the last step fails on Windows, because the subprocess has
+ the file descriptor still open. Open tempfile with O_CLOEXEC flag
+ to avoid this (on Windows, this is mapped to O_NOINHERIT).
+ (merge 05d1ed6 bw/mingw-avoid-inheriting-fd-to-lockfile 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).
@@ -638,3 +664,4 @@ notes for details).
(merge ddd0bfa jk/tighten-alloc later to maint).
(merge ecf30b2 rs/mailinfo-lib later to maint).
(merge 0eb75ce sg/reflog-past-root later to maint).
+ (merge 175d38c hv/doc-commit-reference-style later to maint).