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authorJunio C Hamano <>2014-01-17 20:30:14 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2014-01-17 20:30:14 (GMT)
commit79fcbf7e703ca5805ebd46b2c7e09d0703f1c1ff (patch)
tree72964e3ffd008f4c2dd2b664033e2c30ece09b7b /Documentation
parentd98c916e8f02c01764831c12553f21de12624892 (diff)
Git 1.9-rc0v1.9-rc0
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.9.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.9.txt
index 9959257..7bcf371 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.9.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.9.txt
@@ -90,6 +90,13 @@ Foreign interfaces, subsystems and ports.
UI, Workflows & Features
+ * Fetching from a shallowly-cloned repository used to be forbidden,
+ primarily because the codepaths involved were not carefully vetted
+ and we did not bother supporting such usage. This release attempts
+ to allow object transfer out of a shallowly-cloned repository in a
+ more controlled way (i.e. the receiver become a shallow repository
+ with a truncated history).
* Just like we give a reasonable default for "less" via the LESS
environment variable, we now specify a reasonable default for "lv"
via the "LV" environment variable when spawning the pager.
@@ -208,6 +215,11 @@ Unless otherwise noted, all the fixes since v1.8.5 in the maintenance
track are contained in this release (see the maintenance releases' notes
for details).
+ * "submodule.*.update=checkout", when propagated from .gitmodules to
+ .git/config, turned into a "submodule.*.update=none", which did not
+ make much sense.
+ (merge efa8fd7 fp/submodule-checkout-mode later to maint).
* The implementation of 'git stash $cmd "stash@{...}"' did not quote
the stash argument properly and left it split at IFS whitespace.
(merge 2a07e43 ow/stash-with-ifs later to maint).