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authorJunio C Hamano <>2016-07-28 20:14:53 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2016-07-28 21:20:48 (GMT)
commit8213178c86d5583ff809c582d6727ad17b6a0bed (patch)
treeee570ff5e80f36e2e9fe3a29572f9c7bc8b087c8 /Documentation/RelNotes/2.10.0.txt
parent2a96d39824464c28f2f45f2f4a4d53d7c390c9eb (diff)
Eighth batch of topics for 2.10
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* "upload-pack" allows a custom "git pack-objects" replacement when
responding to "fetch/clone" via the uploadpack.packObjectsHook.
- (merge 20b20a2 jk/upload-pack-hook later to maint).
+ (merge b738396 jk/upload-pack-hook later to maint).
* Teach format-patch and mailsplit (hence "am") how a line that
happens to begin with "From " in the e-mail message is quoted with
@@ -84,6 +84,13 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* A new configuration variable core.sshCommand has been added to
specify what value for GIT_SSH_COMMAND to use per repository.
+ * "git worktree prune" protected worktrees that are marked as
+ "locked" by creating a file in a known location. "git worktree"
+ command learned a dedicated command pair to create and remove such
+ a file, so that the users do not have to do this with editor.
+ * A handful of "git svn" updates.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -156,7 +163,6 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
* Improve the look of the way "git fetch" reports what happened to
each ref that was fetched.
- (merge bc437d1 nd/fetch-ref-summary later to maint).
* The .c/.h sources are marked as such in our .gitattributes file so
that "git diff -W" and friends would work better.
@@ -205,6 +211,9 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
* The API to iterate over all the refs (i.e. for_each_ref(), etc.)
has been revamped.
+ * A few tests that specifically target "git rebase -i" have been
+ added.
Also contains various documentation updates and code clean-ups.
@@ -285,7 +294,6 @@ notes for details).
bogus offset value to the caller. Use a more benign looking
+0000 instead and let "git log" going in such a case, instead
of aborting.
- (merge bab7483 jk/tzoffset-fix later to maint).
* One among four invocations of readlink(1) in our test suite has
been rewritten so that the test can run on systems without the
@@ -308,58 +316,46 @@ notes for details).
finds its subject line did not ignore leading blank lines, as is
commonly done by other codepaths. Make it ignore leading blank
lines to match.
- (merge 054a5ae js/find-commit-subject-ignore-leading-blanks later to maint).
* For a long time, we carried an in-code comment that said our
colored output would work only when we use fprintf/fputs on
Windows, which no longer is the case for the past few years.
- (merge 3d0a833 js/color-on-windows-comment later to maint).
* "gc.autoPackLimit" when set to 1 should not trigger a repacking
when there is only one pack, but the code counted poorly and did
- (merge 5f4e3bf ew/gc-auto-pack-limit-fix later to maint).
* Add a test to specify the desired behaviour that currently is not
available in "git rebase -Xsubtree=...".
- (merge 5f35900 dg/subtree-rebase-test later to maint).
* More mark-up updates to typeset strings that are expected to
literally typed by the end user in fixed-width font.
- (merge 661c3e9 mm/doc-tt later to maint).
* "git commit --amend --allow-empty-message -S" for a commit without
any message body could have misidentified where the header of the
commit object ends.
- (merge 3324dd8 js/sign-empty-commit-fix later to maint).
* "git rebase -i --autostash" did not restore the auto-stashed change
when the operation was aborted.
- (merge 33ba9c6 ps/rebase-i-auto-unstash-upon-abort later to maint).
* Git does not know what the contents in the index should be for a
path added with "git add -N" yet, so "git grep --cached" should not
show hits (or show lack of hits, with -L) in such a path, but that
logic does not apply to "git grep", i.e. searching in the working
tree files. But we did so by mistake, which has been corrected.
- (merge b8e47d1 nd/ita-cleanup later to maint).
* "git blame -M" missed a single line that was moved within the file.
- (merge 17a07e2 dk/blame-move-no-reason-for-1-line-context later to maint).
* Fix recently introduced codepaths that are involved in parallel
submodule operations, which gave up on reading too early, and
could have wasted CPU while attempting to write under a corner
case condition.
- (merge d751dd1 sb/submodule-parallel-fetch later to maint).
* "git grep -i" has been taught to fold case in non-ascii locales
- (merge 695f95b nd/icase later to maint).
* A test that unconditionally used "mktemp" learned that the command
is not necessarily available everywhere.
- (merge c578a09 ak/lazy-prereq-mktemp later to maint).
* There are certain house-keeping tasks that need to be performed at
the very beginning of any Git program, and programs that are not
@@ -372,7 +368,6 @@ notes for details).
* The test framework learned a new helper test_match_signal to
check an exit code from getting killed by an expected signal.
- (merge 03c39b3 jk/test-match-signal later to maint).
* General code clean-up around a helper function to write a
single-liner to a file.
@@ -383,7 +378,6 @@ notes for details).
which was not gender-neutral and also inconsistent with the rest of
the system where outside stuff is usuall called "theirs" in
contrast to "ours".
- (merge 715a51b js/am-call-theirs-theirs-in-fallback-3way later to maint).
* "git blame file" allowed the lineage of lines in the uncommitted,
unadded contents of "file" to be inspected, but it refused when
@@ -414,15 +408,36 @@ notes for details).
misbehave has been fixed.
(merge 044fb19 js/ignore-space-at-eol later to maint).
+ * "git notes merge" had a code to see if a path exists (and fails if
+ it does) and then open the path for writing (when it doesn't).
+ Replace it with open with O_EXCL.
+ (merge deb9c15 rs/notes-merge-no-toctou later to maint).
+ * "git pack-objects" and "git index-pack" mostly operate with off_t
+ when talking about the offset of objects in a packfile, but there
+ were a handful of places that used "unsigned long" to hold that
+ value, leading to an unintended truncation.
+ (merge ec9d224 nd/pack-ofs-4gb-limit later to maint).
+ * Recent update to "git daemon" tries to enable the socket-level
+ KEEPALIVE, but when it is spawned via inetd, the standard input
+ file descriptor may not necessarily be connected to a socket.
+ Suppress an ENOTSOCK error from setsockopt().
+ (merge fab6027 ew/daemon-socket-keepalive later to maint).
+ * Recent FreeBSD stopped making perl available at /usr/bin/perl;
+ switch the default the built-in path to /usr/local/bin/perl on not
+ too ancient FreeBSD releases.
+ (merge 259f22a ew/find-perl-on-freebsd-in-local later to maint).
* Other minor clean-ups and documentation updates
(merge e51b0df pb/commit-editmsg-path later to maint).
(merge b333d0d jk/send-pack-stdio later to maint).
(merge fcf0fe9 lf/sideband-returns-void later to maint).
(merge c2691e2 ah/unpack-trees-advice-messages later to maint).
- (merge 82f6178 nd/doc-new-command later to maint).
- (merge fa90ab4 js/t3404-grammo-fix later to maint).
(merge c61b2af lf/recv-sideband-cleanup later to maint).
(merge 31471ba rs/use-strbuf-addbuf later to maint).
(merge 503e224 nd/test-helpers later to maint).
(merge 16726cf jc/doc-diff-filter-exclude later to maint).
(merge fd2e7da rs/worktree-use-strbuf-absolute-path later to maint).
+ (merge 406621f sb/submodule-deinit-all later to maint).