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authorJunio C Hamano <>2019-09-30 04:30:46 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2019-09-30 04:30:46 (GMT)
commitbc12974a897308fd3254cf0cc90319078fe45eea (patch)
tree549bcdfdca25cd5f939d01255d50c794fae07719 /Documentation/RelNotes
parent5a5350940bd5407968b158c0059938fa5cc0860e (diff)
Fourth batch
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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1 files changed, 69 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.24.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.24.0.txt
index ff48d85..7f44e7a 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.24.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.24.0.txt
@@ -6,8 +6,10 @@ Updates since v2.23
Backward compatibility note
- * (no entry yet so far)
+ * Although it is not officially deprecated, "filter-branch" is
+ showing its age and alternatives are available. From this release,
+ we started to discourage its uses and hint people about
+ filter-repo.
UI, Workflows & Features
@@ -46,6 +48,26 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* The list-objects-filter API (used to create a sparse/lazy clone)
learned to take a combined filter specification.
+ * The documentation and tests for "git format-patch" have been
+ cleaned up.
+ * On Windows, the root level of UNC share is now allowed to be used
+ just like any other directory.
+ * The command line completion support (in contrib/) learned about the
+ "--skip" option of "git revert" and "git cherry-pick".
+ * "git rebase --keep-base <upstream>" tries to find the original base
+ of the topic being rebased and rebase on top of that same base,
+ which is useful when running the "git rebase -i" (and its limited
+ variant "git rebase -x").
+ The command also has learned to fast-forward in more cases where it
+ can instead of replaying to recreate identical commits.
+ * A configuration variable tells "git fetch" to write the commit
+ graph after finishing.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -71,6 +93,21 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
learned to avoid unnecessary ref advertisement, which has been
+ * Preparation for SHA-256 upgrade continues in the test department.
+ (merge 0c37c41d13 bc/hash-independent-tests-part-5 later to maint).
+ * The memory ownership model of the "git fast-import" got
+ straightened out.
+ * Output from trace2 subsystem is formatted more prettily now.
+ * The internal code originally invented for ".gitignore" processing
+ got reshuffled and renamed to make it less tied to "excluding" and
+ stress more that it is about "matching", as it has been reused for
+ things like sparse checkout specification that want to check if a
+ path is "included".
Fixes since v2.23
@@ -135,9 +172,39 @@ Fixes since v2.23
xmalloc() wrapper, as the rest of the system, for consistency.
(merge 93b980e58f cb/curl-use-xmalloc later to maint).
+ * Build fix to adjust .gitignore to unignore a path that we started to track.
+ (merge aac6ff7b5b js/visual-studio later to maint).
+ * A few implementation fixes in the notes API.
+ (merge 60fe477a0b mh/notes-duplicate-entries later to maint).
+ * Fix an earlier regression to "git push --all" which should have
+ been forbidden when the target remote repository is set to be a
+ mirror.
+ (merge 8e4c8af058 tg/push-all-in-mirror-forbidden later to maint).
+ * Fix an earlier regression in the test suite, which mistakenly
+ stopped running HTTPD tests.
+ (merge 3960290675 sg/git-test-boolean later to maint).
+ * "git rebase --autostash <upstream> <branch>", when <branch> is
+ different from the current branch, incorrectly moved the tip of the
+ current branch, which has been corrected.
+ (merge bf1e28e0ad bw/rebase-autostash-keep-current-branch later to maint).
* Other code cleanup, docfix, build fix, etc.
(merge d1387d3895 en/fast-import-merge-doc later to maint).
(merge 1c24a54ea4 bm/repository-layout-typofix later to maint).
(merge 415b770b88 ds/midx-expire-repack later to maint).
(merge 19800bdc3f nd/diff-parseopt later to maint).
(merge 58166c2e9d tg/t0021-racefix later to maint).
+ (merge 7027f508c7 dl/compat-cleanup later to maint).
+ (merge e770fbfeff jc/test-cleanup later to maint).
+ (merge 1fd881d404 rs/trace2-dst-warning later to maint).
+ (merge 7e92756751 mh/http-urlmatch-cleanup later to maint).
+ (merge 9784f97321 mh/release-commit-memory-fix later to maint).
+ (merge 60d198d022 tb/banned-vsprintf-namefix later to maint).
+ (merge 80e3658647 rs/help-unknown-ref-does-not-return later to maint).
+ (merge 0a8bc7068f dt/remote-helper-doc-re-lock-option later to maint).
+ (merge 27fd1e4ea7 en/merge-options-ff-and-friends later to maint).
+ (merge 502c386ff9 sg/clean-nested-repo-with-ignored later to maint).