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authorJunio C Hamano <>2017-09-28 05:51:45 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2017-09-28 05:51:45 (GMT)
commit20fed7cad40ed0b96232feb828129e3a2ee9860d (patch)
tree556921a0863519ef1cfa31c5ee2fb963d54f7b89 /Documentation
parent3b6e73a3b18336cf123993b191e3fab6442bd5a3 (diff)
The tenth batch for 2.15
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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1 files changed, 47 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.15.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.15.0.txt
index 290cad5..6e432bf 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.15.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.15.0.txt
@@ -189,6 +189,12 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
expect failures under a limited stack situation. This has been
+ * Many codepaths have been updated to squelch -Wimplicit-fallthrough
+ warnings from Gcc 7 (which is a good code hygiene).
+ * Add a helper for DLL loading in anticipation for its need in a
+ future topic RSN.
Also contains various documentation updates and code clean-ups.
@@ -359,6 +365,44 @@ Fixes since v2.14
alternate object stores overrun the end of the string.
(merge f0f7bebef7 jk/info-alternates-fix later to maint).
+ * "git describe --match" learned to take multiple patterns in v2.13
+ series, but the feature ignored the patterns after the first one
+ and did not work at all. This has been fixed.
+ (merge da769d2986 jk/describe-omit-some-refs later to maint).
+ * "git filter-branch" cannot reproduce a history with a tag without
+ the tagger field, which only ancient versions of Git allowed to be
+ created. This has been corrected.
+ (merge b2c1ca6b4b ic/fix-filter-branch-to-handle-tag-without-tagger later to maint).
+ * "git cat-file --textconv" started segfaulting recently, which
+ has been corrected.
+ (merge cc0ea7c9e5 jk/diff-blob later to maint).
+ * The built-in pattern to detect the "function header" for HTML did
+ not match <H1>..<H6> elements without any attributes, which has
+ been fixed.
+ (merge 9c03caca2c ik/userdiff-html-h-element-fix later to maint).
+ * "git mailinfo" was loose in decoding quoted printable and produced
+ garbage when the two letters after the equal sign are not
+ hexadecimal. This has been fixed.
+ (merge c8cf423eab rs/mailinfo-qp-decode-fix later to maint).
+ * The machinery to create xdelta used in pack files received the
+ sizes of the data in size_t, but lost the higher bits of them by
+ storing them in "unsigned int" during the computation, which is
+ fixed.
+ * The delta format used in the packfile cannot reference data at
+ offset larger than what can be expressed in 4-byte, but the
+ generator for the data failed to make sure the offset does not
+ overflow. This has been corrected.
+ * The documentation for '-X<option>' for merges was misleadingly
+ written to suggest that "-s theirs" exists, which is not the case.
+ (merge c25d98b2a7 jc/merge-x-theirs-docfix later to maint).
* Other minor doc, test and build updates and code cleanups.
(merge f094b89a4d ma/parse-maybe-bool later to maint).
(merge 39b00fa4d4 jk/drop-sha1-entry-pos later to maint).
@@ -376,3 +420,6 @@ Fixes since v2.14
(merge f7a32dd97f kd/doc-for-each-ref later to maint).
(merge be94568bc7 ez/doc-duplicated-words-fix later to maint).
(merge 01e4be6c3d ks/test-readme-phrasofix later to maint).
+ (merge 217bb56d4f hn/typofix later to maint).
+ (merge c08fd6388c jk/doc-read-tree-table-asciidoctor-fix later to maint).
+ (merge c3342b362e ks/doc-use-camelcase-for-config-name later to maint).