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authorJunio C Hamano <>2019-01-29 20:54:55 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2019-01-29 20:54:55 (GMT)
commitb5101f929789889c2e536d915698f58d5c5c6b7a (patch)
tree3f109f9d1abd310a06dc7409176a4380f16aa5f2 /Documentation
parenta562a119833b7202d5c9b9069d1abb40c1f9b59a (diff)
Fourth batch after 2.20
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.21.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.21.0.txt
index ea78e22..4596d9e 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.21.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.21.0.txt
@@ -51,6 +51,14 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
learned to show a few more traits of objects that can be learned by
the object_info API.
+ * "git rebase -i" learned to re-execute a command given with 'exec'
+ to run after it failed the last time.
+ * "git diff --color-moved-ws" updates.
+ * Custom userformat "log --format" learned %S atom that stands for
+ the tip the traversal reached the commit from, i.e. --source.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -77,6 +85,22 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
"--stress" option.
(merge fb7d1e3ac8 sg/stress-test later to maint).
+ * Documentation/Makefile is getting prepared for manpage
+ localization.
+ * "git fetch-pack" now can talk the version 2 protocol.
+ * sha-256 hash has been added and plumbed through the code to allow
+ building Git with the "NewHash".
+ * Debugging help for http transport.
+ * "git fetch --deepen=<more>" has been corrected to work over v2
+ protocol.
+ * The code to walk tree objects has been taught that we may be
+ working with object names that are not computed with SHA-1.
Fixes since v2.20
@@ -170,6 +194,33 @@ Fixes since v2.20
(merge 5bdece0d70 js/gc-repack-close-before-remove later to maint).
+ * The code to drive GIT_EXTERNAL_DIFF command relied on the string
+ returned from getenv() to be non-volatile, which is not true, that
+ has been corrected.
+ (merge 6776a84dae kg/external-diff-save-env later to maint).
+ * There were many places the code relied on the string returned from
+ getenv() to be non-volatile, which is not true, that have been
+ corrected.
+ (merge 0da0e9268b jk/save-getenv-result later to maint).
+ * The v2 upload-pack protocol implementation failed to honor
+ hidden-ref configuration, which has been corrected.
+ (merge e20b4192a3 jk/proto-v2-hidden-refs-fix later to maint).
+ * "git fetch --recurse-submodules" may not fetch the necessary commit
+ that is bound to the superproject, which is getting corrected.
+ (merge be76c21282 sb/submodule-recursive-fetch-gets-the-tip later to maint).
+ * "git rebase" internally runs "checkout" to switch between branches,
+ and the command used to call the post-checkout hook, but the
+ reimplementation stopped doing so, which is getting fixed.
+ * "git add -e" got confused when the change it wants to let the user
+ edit is smaller than the previous change that was left over in a
+ temporary file.
+ (merge fa6f225e01 js/add-e-clear-patch-before-stating later to maint).
* Code cleanup, docfix, build fix, etc.
(merge 89ba9a79ae hb/t0061-dot-in-path-fix later to maint).
(merge d173e799ea sb/diff-color-moved-config-option-fixup later to maint).
@@ -186,3 +237,6 @@ Fixes since v2.20
(merge 0650614982 cy/completion-typofix later to maint).
(merge 6881925ef5 rs/sha1-file-close-mapped-file-on-error later to maint).
(merge bd8d6f0def en/show-ref-doc-fix later to maint).
+ (merge 1747125e2c cc/parial-clone-doc-typofix later to maint).
+ (merge e01378753d cc/fetch-error-message-fix later to maint).
+ (merge 54e8c11215 jk/remote-insteadof-cleanup later to maint).