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-rw-r--r--Documentation/RelNotes/1.9.txt12
-rwxr-xr-xGIT-VERSION-GEN2
2 files changed, 13 insertions, 1 deletions
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).
diff --git a/GIT-VERSION-GEN b/GIT-VERSION-GEN
index b9532f0..e66a5ab 100755
--- a/GIT-VERSION-GEN
+++ b/GIT-VERSION-GEN
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
#!/bin/sh
GVF=GIT-VERSION-FILE
-DEF_VER=v1.8.5.GIT
+DEF_VER=v1.9-rc0
LF='
'