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@@ -1,8 +1,9 @@
GIT v1.6.5 Release Notes
-In git 1.7.0, which is planned to be the release after 1.6.5, "git push"
-into a branch that is currently checked out will be refused by default.
+In git 1.7.0, which was planned to be the release after 1.6.5, "git
+push" into a branch that is currently checked out will be refused by
You can choose what should happen upon such a push by setting the
configuration variable receive.denyCurrentBranch in the receiving
@@ -44,8 +45,14 @@ Updates since v1.6.4
outperforms the default fallback implementation we borrowed from
+ * Unnecessary inefficiency in deepening of a shallow repository has
+ been removed.
(usability, bells and whistles)
+ * Human writable date format to various options, e.g. --since=yesterday,
+ master@{2000.09.17}, are taught to infer some omitted input properly.
* refs/replace/ hierarchy is designed to be usable as a replacement
of the "grafts" mechanism, with the added advantage that it can be
transferred across repositories.
@@ -54,10 +61,23 @@ Updates since v1.6.4
* "git am" handles input e-mail files that has CRLF line endings sensibly.
+ * "git am" learned "--scissors" option to allow you to discard early part
+ of an incoming e-mail.
+ * "git checkout", "git reset" and "git stash" learned to pick and
+ choose to use selected changes you made, similar to "git add -p".
+ * "git clone" learned a "-b" option to pick a HEAD to check out
+ different from the remote's default branch.
* "git commit --dry-run $args" is a new recommended way to ask "what would
happen if I try to commit with these arguments."
- * "git cvsimport" now supports password-protected pserver access.
+ * "git commit --dry-run" and "git status" shows conflicted paths in a
+ separate section to make them easier to spot during a merge.
+ * "git cvsimport" now supports password-protected pserver access even
+ when the password is not taken from ~/.cvspass file.
* "git fast-export" learned --no-data option that can be useful when
reordering commits and trees without touching the contents of
@@ -76,8 +96,6 @@ Updates since v1.6.4
* informational output from "git reset" that lists the locally modified
paths is made consistent with that of "git checkout $another_branch".
- * "git status" gives more descriptive output for unmerged paths.
* "git submodule" learned to give submodule name to scripts run with
"foreach" subcommand.
@@ -87,6 +105,9 @@ Updates since v1.6.4
tree vs the commit bound at submodule path, instead of comparing
the index.
+ * "git upload-pack", which is the server side support for "git clone" and
+ "git fetch", can call a new post-upload-pack hook for statistics purposes.
* With GIT_TEST_OPTS="--root=/p/a/t/h", tests can be run outside the
@@ -104,6 +125,6 @@ Fixes since v1.6.4
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=$(git describe master)
git shortlog --no-merges $O..master --not maint