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authorJunio C Hamano <>2008-07-13 22:45:38 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-07-13 22:45:38 (GMT)
commit447d0cca45920bbe409361bb532444f810c75546 (patch)
tree5dcc6d9b52da50102b842e57c1dbcd3c1274f475 /Documentation
parentfa6200fc02ad79124322b97fc26f79467789838f (diff)
parent191a8e32b38c7ff0dd884df7bd323b7a5bd4336c (diff)
Merge branch 'maint' to sync with
* maint: GIT git-am: Do not exit silently if committer is unset t0004: fix timing bug git-mailinfo: document the -n option Fix backwards-incompatible handling of core.sharedRepository
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
3 files changed, 24 insertions, 10 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes- b/Documentation/RelNotes-
index dd0559b..9426112 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes-
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes-
@@ -4,8 +4,16 @@ GIT v1.5.6.3 Release Notes
Fixes since v1.5.6.2
+* Setting core.sharerepository to traditional "true" value was supposed to make
+ the repository group writable but should not affect permission for others.
+ However, since 1.5.6, it was broken to drop permission for others when umask is
+ 022, making the repository unreadable by others.
* Setting GIT_TRACE will report spawning of external process via run_command().
+* Using an object with very deep delta chain pinned memory needed for extracting
+ intermediate base objects unnecessarily long, leading to excess memory usage.
* Bash completion script did not notice '--' marker on the command
line and tried the relatively slow "ref completion" even when
completing arguments after one.
@@ -14,6 +22,12 @@ Fixes since v1.5.6.2
tree file for it confused "racy-git avoidance" logic into thinking
that the path is now unchanged.
+* The section that describes attributes related to git-archive were placed
+ in a wrong place in the gitattributes(5) manual page.
+* "git am" was not helpful to the users when it detected that the committer
+ information is not set up properly yet.
* "git clone" had a leftover debugging fprintf().
* "git clone -q" was not quiet enough as it used to and gave object count
@@ -23,8 +37,10 @@ Fixes since v1.5.6.2
good thing if the remote side is well packed but otherwise not,
especially for a project that is not really big.
-* The section that describes attributes related to git-archive were placed
- in a wrong place in the gitattributes(5) manual page.
+* "git daemon" used to call syslog() from a signal handler, which
+ could raise signals of its own but generally is not reentrant. This
+ was fixed by restructuring the code to report syslog() after the handler
+ returns.
* When "git push" tries to remove a remote ref, and corresponding
tracking ref is missing, we used to report error (i.e. failure to
@@ -34,9 +50,3 @@ Fixes since v1.5.6.2
MIME multipart mail correctly.
Contains other various documentation fixes.
-exec >/var/tmp/1
-echo O=$(git describe maint)
-git shortlog --no-merges $O..maint
diff --git a/Documentation/git-mailinfo.txt b/Documentation/git-mailinfo.txt
index cc52db3..316bcc6 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-mailinfo.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-mailinfo.txt
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ git-mailinfo - Extracts patch and authorship from a single e-mail message
-'git mailinfo' [-k] [-u | --encoding=<encoding>] <msg> <patch>
+'git mailinfo' [-k] [-u | --encoding=<encoding> | -n] <msg> <patch>
@@ -46,6 +46,9 @@ conversion, even with this flag.
from what is specified by i18n.commitencoding, this flag
can be used to override it.
+ Disable all charset re-coding of the metadata.
The commit log message extracted from e-mail, usually
except the title line which comes from e-mail Subject.
diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt
index 4ecdc9f..27b9d31 100644
--- a/Documentation/git.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git.txt
@@ -43,9 +43,10 @@ unreleased) version of git, that is available from 'master'
branch of the `git.git` repository.
Documentation for older releases are available here:
-* link:v1.5.6.2/git.html[documentation for release]
+* link:v1.5.6.3/git.html[documentation for release]
* release notes for
+ link:RelNotes-[].