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authorJunio C Hamano <>2018-10-16 07:21:17 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2018-10-16 07:21:17 (GMT)
commita4b8ab5363a32f283a61ef3a962853556d136c0e (patch)
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Fourth batch for 2.20
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -58,6 +58,17 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* "git multi-pack-index" learned to detect corruption in the .midx
file it uses, and this feature has been integrated into "git fsck".
+ * Generation of (experimental) commit-graph files have so far been
+ fairly silent, even though it takes noticeable amount of time in a
+ meaningfully large repository. The users will now see progress
+ output.
+ * The minimum version of Windows supported by Windows port fo Git is
+ now set to Vista.
+ * The completion script (in contrib/) learned to complete a handful of
+ options "git stash list" command takes.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -108,6 +119,19 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
* Update fsck.skipList implementation and documentation.
(merge 371a655074 ab/fsck-skiplist later to maint).
+ * An alias that expands to another alias has so far been forbidden,
+ but now it is allowed to create such an alias.
+ * Various test scripts have been updated for style and also correct
+ handling of exit status of various commands.
+ * "gc --auto" ended up calling exit(-1) upon error, which has been
+ corrected to use exit(1). Also the error reporting behaviour when
+ daemonized has been updated to exit with zero status when stopping
+ due to a previously discovered error (which implies there is no
+ point running gc to improve the situation); we used to exit with
+ failure in such a case.
Fixes since v2.19
@@ -170,6 +194,21 @@ Fixes since v2.19
segfault, which has been corrected.
(merge e467a90c7a tg/range-diff-corner-case-fix later to maint).
+ * The recently introduced commit-graph auxiliary data is incompatible
+ with mechanisms such as replace & grafts that "breaks" immutable
+ nature of the object reference relationship. Disable optimizations
+ based on its use (and updating existing commit-graph) when these
+ incompatible features are in use in the repository.
+ (merge 829a321569 ds/commit-graph-with-grafts later to maint).
+ * The mailmap file update.
+ (merge 255eb03edf jn/mailmap-update later to maint).
+ * The code in "git status" sometimes hit an assertion failure. This
+ was caused by a structure that was reused without cleaning the data
+ used for the first run, which has been corrected.
+ (merge 3e73cc62c0 en/status-multiple-renames-to-the-same-target-fix later to maint).
* Code cleanup, docfix, build fix, etc.
(merge 96a7501aad ts/doc-build-manpage-xsl-quietly later to maint).
(merge b9b07efdb2 tg/conflict-marker-size later to maint).
@@ -181,3 +220,14 @@ Fixes since v2.19
(merge 0597dd62ba sb/string-list-remove-unused later to maint).
(merge db2d36fad8 bw/protocol-v2 later to maint).
(merge 456d7cd3a9 sg/split-index-test later to maint).
+ (merge 7b6057c852 tq/refs-internal-comment-fix later to maint).
+ (merge 29e8dc50ad tg/t5551-with-curl-7.61.1 later to maint).
+ (merge 55f6bce2c9 fe/doc-updates later to maint).
+ (merge 7987d2232d jk/check-everything-connected-is-long-gone later to maint).
+ (merge 4ba3c9be47 dz/credential-doc-url-matching-rules later to maint).
+ (merge 4c399442f7 ma/commit-graph-docs later to maint).
+ (merge fc0503b04e ma/t1400-undebug-test later to maint).
+ (merge e56b53553a nd/packobjectshook-doc-fix later to maint).
+ (merge c56170a0c4 ma/mailing-list-address-in-git-help later to maint).
+ (merge 6e8fc70fce rs/sequencer-oidset-insert-avoids-dups later to maint).
+ (merge ad0b8f9575 mw/doc-typofixes later to maint).