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+Git v1.7.5 Release Notes (draft)
+Updates since v1.7.4
+ * Various MinGW portability fixes.
+ * Various git-p4 enhancements (in contrib).
+ * Various vcs-svn enhancements.
+ * Update to more modern HP-UX port.
+ * "git apply -v" reports offset lines when the patch does not apply at
+ the exact location recorded in the diff output.
+ * "git branch --track" (and "git checkout --track --branch") used to
+ allow setting up a random non-branch that does not make sense to follow
+ as the "upstream". The command correctly diagnoses it as an error.
+ * "git config" used to be also known as "git repo-config", but the old
+ name is now officially deprecated.
+ * "git checkout --detach <commit>" is a more user friendly synonym for
+ "git checkout <commit>^0".
+ * "git checkout" performed on detached HEAD gives a warning and
+ advice when the commit being left behind will become unreachable from
+ any branch or tag.
+ * "git cherry-pick" and "git revert" can be told to use a custom merge
+ strategy, similar to "git rebase".
+ * "git cherry-pick" remembers which commit failed to apply when it is
+ stopped by conflicts, making it unnecessary to use "commit -c $commit"
+ to conclude it.
+ * "git cvsimport" bails out immediately when the cvs server cannot be
+ reached, without spewing unnecessary error messages that complain about
+ the server response it never got.
+ * "git grep --no-index" did not honor pathspecs correctly, returning
+ paths outside the specified area.
+ * "git log" type commands now understand globbing pathspecs. You
+ can say "git log -- '*.txt'" for example.
+ * "git rev-list --objects $revs -- $pathspec" now limits the objects listed
+ in its output properly with the pathspec, in preparation for narrow
+ clones.
+ * "git push" with no parameters gives better advice messages when
+ "tracking" is used as the push.default semantics or there is no remote
+ configured yet.
+ * "git rerere" learned a new subcommand "remaining" that is similar to
+ "status" and lists the paths that had conflicts which are known to
+ rerere, but excludes the paths that have already been marked as
+ resolved in the index from its output. "git mergetool" has been
+ updated to use this facility.
+ * A possible value to the "push.default" configuration variable,
+ 'tracking', gained a synonym that more naturally describes what it
+ does, 'upstream'.
+Also contains various documentation updates.
+Fixes since v1.7.4
+All of the fixes in the v1.7.4.X maintenance series are included in this
+release, unless otherwise noted.
+ * We used to keep one file descriptor open for each and every packfile
+ that we have a mmap window on it (read: "in use"), even when for very
+ tiny packfiles. We now close the file descriptor early when the entire
+ packfile fits inside one mmap window.
+ * "git apply" used to confuse lines updated by previous hunks as lines
+ that existed before when applying a hunk, contributing misapplication
+ of patches with offsets.
+ * "git checkout $other_branch" silently removed untracked symbolic links
+ in the working tree that are in the way in order to check out paths
+ under it from the named branch (js/checkout-untracked-symlink).
+ * "git submodule update" used to honor the --merge/--rebase option (or
+ corresponding configuration variables) even for a newly cloned
+ subproject, which made no sense (so/submodule-no-update-first-time).
+exec >/var/tmp/1
+echo O=$(git describe 'master')
+git shortlog --no-merges ^maint ^$O master