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authorJunio C Hamano <>2016-06-27 17:07:08 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2016-06-27 17:07:08 (GMT)
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Second batch of topics for 2.10
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -20,6 +20,13 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* Update the funcname definition to support css files.
+ * The completion script (in contrib/) learned to complete "git
+ status" options.
+ * Messages that are generated by auto gc during "git push" on the
+ receiving end are now passed back to the sending end in such a way
+ that they are shown with "remote: " prefix to avoid confusing the
+ users.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -36,6 +43,11 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
* "git upload-pack" command has been updated to use the parse-options
+ * The "git apply" standalone program is being libified; this is the
+ first step to move many state variables into a structure that can
+ be explicitly (re)initialized to make the machinery callable more
+ than once.
Also contains various documentation updates and code clean-ups.
@@ -65,4 +77,57 @@ notes for details).
which has been fixed.
(merge 6f8d9bc rs/xdiff-hunk-with-func-line later to maint).
+ * The documentation set has been updated so that literal commands,
+ configuration variables and environment variables are consistently
+ typeset in fixed-width font and bold in manpages.
+ (merge ae9f631 tr/doc-tt later to maint).
+ * "git svn propset" subcommand that was added in 2.3 days is
+ documented now.
+ (merge 19a7f24 ap/git-svn-propset-doc later to maint).
+ * The documentation tries to consistently spell "GPG"; when
+ referring to the specific program name, "gpg" is used.
+ (merge bc91316 dn/gpg-doc later to maint).
+ * "git reflog" stopped upon seeing an entry that denotes a branch
+ creation event (aka "unborn"), which made it appear as if the
+ reflog was truncated.
+ (merge 71abeb7 sg/reflog-past-root later to maint).
+ * The git-prompt scriptlet (in contrib/) was not friendly with those
+ who uses "set -u", which has been fixed.
+ (merge 34d8f5a vs/prompt-avoid-unset-variable later to maint).
+ * compat/regex code did not cleanly compile.
+ (merge bd8f005 rj/compat-regex-size-max-fix later to maint).
+ * A codepath that used alloca(3) to place an unbounded amount of data
+ on the stack has been updated to avoid doing so.
+ (merge b8ba412 jk/avoid-unbounded-alloca later to maint).
+ * "git update-index --add --chmod=+x file" may be usable as an escape
+ hatch, but not a friendly thing to force for people who do need to
+ use it regularly. "git add --chmod=+x file" can be used instead.
+ (merge 4e55ed3 et/add-chmod-x later to maint).
+ * Build improvements for gnome-keyring (in contrib/)
+ (merge 3cddb00 nb/gnome-keyring-build later to maint).
+ * "git status" used to say "working directory" when it meant "working
+ tree".
+ (merge 2a0e6cd lv/status-say-working-tree-not-directory later to maint).
+ * Comments about misbehaving FreeBSD shells have been clarified with
+ the version number (9.x and before are broken, newer ones are OK).
+ (merge 9b35cad em/newer-freebsd-shells-are-fine-with-returns later to maint).
+ * "git cherry-pick A" worked on an unborn branch, but "git
+ cherry-pick A..B" didn't.
+ (merge 0f974e2 mg/cherry-pick-multi-on-unborn later to maint).
* Other minor clean-ups and documentation updates
+ (merge 3a39f61 pc/occurred later to maint).
+ (merge 9e70233 jk/fetch-prune-doc later to maint).
+ (merge ed008d7 pb/strbuf-read-file-doc later to maint).
+ (merge 31da121 jc/deref-tag later to maint).