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authorJunio C Hamano <>2016-06-06 21:29:32 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2016-06-06 21:29:32 (GMT)
commit0b65a8dbdb38962e700ee16776a3042beb489060 (patch)
tree0991741111ff3927ae58e4e164b135dcba8cfabd /Documentation
parent1676827c859d838dc104a21f993af40d01586c0f (diff)
Git 2.8.4v2.8.4
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
2 files changed, 16 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.8.4.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.8.4.txt
index 8d484b1..f4e2552 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.8.4.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.8.4.txt
@@ -52,4 +52,18 @@ Fixes since v2.8.3
result in a strange error message in a pathological corner case.
This has been corrected to suggest "submodule deinit --all" instead.
+ * Many commands normalize command line arguments from NFD to NFC
+ variant of UTF-8 on OSX, but commands in the "diff" family did
+ not, causing "git diff $path" to complain that no such path is
+ known to Git. They have been taught to do the normalization.
+ * A couple of bugs around core.autocrlf have been fixed.
+ * "git difftool" learned to handle unmerged paths correctly in
+ dir-diff mode.
+ * The "are we talking with TTY, doing an interactive session?"
+ detection has been updated to work better for "Git for Windows".
Also contains other minor documentation updates and code clean-ups.
diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt
index dd6dbf7..5a10e9b 100644
--- a/Documentation/git.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git.txt
@@ -43,9 +43,10 @@ unreleased) version of Git, that is available from the 'master'
branch of the `git.git` repository.
Documentation for older releases are available here:
-* link:v2.8.3/git.html[documentation for release 2.8.3]
+* link:v2.8.4/git.html[documentation for release 2.8.4]
* release notes for
+ link:RelNotes/2.8.4.txt[2.8.4],