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@@ -4,15 +4,40 @@ GIT v1.6.1.4 Release Notes
Fixes since v1.6.1.3
+* .gitignore learned to handle backslash as a quoting mechanism for
+ comment introduction character "#".
+ This fix was first merged to
* "git fast-export" produced wrong output with some parents missing from
commits, when the history is clock-skewed.
* "git fast-import" sometimes failed to read back objects it just wrote
out and aborted, because it failed to flush stale cached data.
+* "git-ls-tree" and "git-diff-tree" used a pathspec correctly when
+ deciding to descend into a subdirectory but they did not match the
+ individual paths correctly. This caused pathspecs "abc/d ab" to match
+ "abc/0" ("abc/d" made them decide to descend into the directory "abc/",
+ and then "ab" incorrectly matched "abc/0" when it shouldn't).
+ This fix was first merged to
+* import-zips script (in contrib) did not compute the common directory
+ prefix correctly.
+ This fix was first merged to
+* "git init" segfaulted when given an overlong template location via
+ the --template= option.
+ This fix was first merged to
* "git repack" did not error out when necessary object was missing in the
+* git-repack (invoked from git-gc) did not work as nicely as it should in
+ a repository that borrows objects from neighbours via alternates
+ mechanism especially when some packs are marked with the ".keep" flag
+ to prevent them from being repacked.
+ This fix was first merged to
Also includes minor documentation fixes and updates.