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authorJunio C Hamano <>2011-10-18 05:07:57 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2011-10-18 05:08:25 (GMT)
commit08cfdbb88cd6225b4fc4b8a3cecd0e01758c835d (patch)
tree54c5a95c474cef3a5605d7830a4c668f8adab029 /Documentation
parent963838402a94e7fcbd1a73019f80aff708972af8 (diff)
Update draft release notes to 1.7.8
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
1 files changed, 37 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.8.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.8.txt
index dcd2467..0576c36 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.8.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.8.txt
@@ -6,6 +6,8 @@ Updates since v1.7.7
* Some git-svn and git-gui updates.
+ * Updates to bash completion scripts.
* The build procedure has been taught to take advantage of computed
dependency automatically when the complier supports it.
@@ -110,6 +112,11 @@ included in this release.
a corrupt packet.
(merge 6cdf022 sp/smart-http-failure later to maint).
+ * HTTP transport did not use pushurl correctly, and also did not tell
+ what host it is trying to authenticate with when asking for
+ credentials.
+ (merge deba493 jk/http-auth later to maint).
* Adding many refs to the local repository in one go (e.g. "git fetch"
that fetches many tags) and looking up a ref by name in a repository
with too many refs were unnecessarily slow.
@@ -122,11 +129,31 @@ included in this release.
is pointed at by the tag were in HEAD.
(merge baf18fc nd/maint-autofix-tag-in-head later to maint).
+ * Report from "git commit" on untracked files was confused under
+ core.ignorecase option.
+ (merge 2548183b jk/name-hash-dirent later to maint).
+ * The attribute mechanism did not use case insensitive match when
+ core.ignorecase was set.
+ (merge 6eba621 bc/attr-ignore-case later to maint).
* "git apply --whitespace=error" did not bother to report the exact
line number in the patch that introduced new blank lines at the end
of the file.
(merge 8557263 jc/apply-blank-at-eof-fix later to maint).
+ * "git bisect" did not notice when it failed to update the working tree
+ to the next commit to be tested.
+ (merge 1acf11717 js/bisect-no-checkout later to maint).
+ * "git checkout $tree $directory/" resurrected paths locally removed or
+ modified only in the working tree in $directory/ that did not appear
+ in $directory of the given $tree. They should have been kept intact.
+ (merge 0a1283b jc/checkout-from-tree-keep-local-changes later to maint).
+ * "git config --bool --get-regexp" failed to separate the variable name
+ and its value "true" when the variable is defined without "= true".
+ (merge 880e3cc mm/maint-config-explicit-bool-display later to maint).
* "git remote rename $a $b" were not careful to match the remote name
against $a (i.e. source side of the remote nickname).
@@ -143,13 +170,22 @@ included in this release.
the file that may not even have any conflict.
(merge 6d9990a jm/mergetool-pathspec later to maint).
+ * "git pull" and "git rebase" did not work well even when GIT_WORK_TREE is
+ set correctly with GIT_DIR if the current directory is outside the working
+ tree.
+ (merge 035b5bf jk/pull-rebase-with-work-tree later to maint).
+ " "git push" on the receiving end used to call post-receive and post-update
+ hooks for attempted removal of non-existing refs.
+ (merge 160b81ed ph/push-to-delete-nothing later to maint).
* "gitweb" used to produce a non-working link while showing the contents
of a blob, when JavaScript actions are enabled.
(merge 2b07ff3ff ps/gitweb-js-with-lineno later to maint).
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=$(git describe --always master)
git log --first-parent --oneline --reverse ^$O master