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authorJunio C Hamano <>2015-04-14 18:57:13 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2015-04-14 18:57:13 (GMT)
commite46fe3df01435bf523d2ab4f2755556c0e4e6f78 (patch)
treeb5c7921de335e0bb82602e1df1c95ac2f250f62d /Documentation
parent7a1aa0c28876e044351e78d8b8ae6cdbb10b5dfe (diff)
Git 2.4.0-rc2v2.4.0-rc2
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
1 files changed, 19 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.4.0.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.4.0.txt
index 21df61c..0e70681 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.4.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.4.0.txt
@@ -297,6 +297,16 @@ notes for details).
a user name with an at-sign in it.
(merge 13d261e av/wincred-with-at-in-username-fix later to maint).
+ * "diff-highlight" (in contrib/) used to show byte-by-byte
+ differences, which meant that multi-byte characters can be chopped
+ in the middle. It learned to pay attention to character boundaries
+ (assuming the UTF-8 payload).
+ (merge 8d00662 jk/colors later to maint).
+ * "git merge --quiet" did not squelch messages from the underlying
+ merge-recursive strategy.
+ (merge 2bf15a3 jk/merge-quiet later to maint).
* Longstanding configuration variable naming rules has been added to
the documentation.
(merge 35840a3 jc/conf-var-doc later to maint).
@@ -361,7 +371,7 @@ notes for details).
* We did not parse username followed by literal IPv6 address in SSH
transport URLs, e.g. ssh://user@[2001:db8::1]:22/repo.git
- (merge 3f55cca tb/connect-ipv6-parse-fix later to maint).
+ (merge 6b6c5f7 tb/connect-ipv6-parse-fix later to maint).
* The configuration variable 'mailinfo.scissors' was hard to
discover in the documentation.
@@ -473,4 +483,11 @@ notes for details).
(merge 260d585 sg/completion-gitcomp-nl-for-refs later to maint).
(merge 777c55a jc/report-path-error-to-dir later to maint).
(merge fddfaf8 ph/push-doc-cas later to maint).
- (merge 129260c ss/pull-rebase-preserve later to maint).
+ (merge d50d31e ss/pull-rebase-preserve later to maint).
+ (merge c8c3f1d pt/enter-repo-comment-fix later to maint).
+ (merge d7bfb9e jz/gitweb-conf-doc-fix later to maint).
+ (merge f907282 jk/cherry-pick-docfix later to maint).
+ (merge d3c0811 iu/fix-parse-options-h-comment later to maint).
+ (merge 6c3b2af jg/cguide-we-cannot-count later to maint).
+ (merge 2b8bd44 jk/pack-corruption-post-mortem later to maint).
+ (merge 9585cb8 jn/doc-fast-import-no-16-octopus-limit later to maint).