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@@ -46,8 +46,8 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
rely on symbolic links and make sharing of objects and refs safer
by making the borrowee and borrowers aware of each other.
- Consider this as still an experimental feature; the UI will likely
- to change.
+ Consider this as still an experimental feature; its UI is still
+ likely to change.
* Tweak the sample "store" backend of the credential helper to honor
XDG configuration file locations when specified.
@@ -211,6 +211,8 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
underlying "git fetch" and then learned to use parse-options
+ * Clarify in the Makefile a guideline to decide use of USE_NSEC.
Also contains various documentation updates and code clean-ups.
@@ -487,6 +489,45 @@ notes for details).
* A minor bugfix when pack bitmap is used with "rev-list --count".
(merge c8a70d3 jk/rev-list-no-bitmap-while-pruning later to maint).
+ * "git config" failed to update the configuration file when the
+ underlying filesystem is incapable of renaming a file that is still
+ open.
+ (merge 7a64592 kb/config-unmap-before-renaming later to maint).
+ * Avoid possible ssize_t to int truncation.
+ (merge 6c8afe4 mh/strbuf-read-file-returns-ssize-t later to maint).
+ * When you say "!<ENTER>" while running say "git log", you'd confuse
+ yourself in the resulting shell, that may look as if you took
+ control back to the original shell you spawned "git log" from but
+ that isn't what is happening. To that new shell, we leaked
+ GIT_PAGER_IN_USE environment variable that was meant as a local
+ communication between the original "Git" and subprocesses that was
+ spawned by it after we launched the pager, which caused many
+ "interesting" things to happen, e.g. "git diff | cat" still paints
+ its output in color by default.
+ Stop leaking that environment variable to the pager's half of the
+ fork; we only need it on "Git" side when we spawn the pager.
+ (merge 124b519 jc/unexport-git-pager-in-use-in-pager later to maint).
+ * Abandoning an already applied change in "git rebase -i" with
+ "--continue" left CHERRY_PICK_HEAD and confused later steps.
+ (merge 0e0aff4 js/rebase-i-clean-up-upon-continue-to-skip later to maint).
+ * We used to ask libCURL to use the most secure authentication method
+ available when talking to an HTTP proxy only when we were told to
+ talk to one via configuration variables. We now ask libCURL to
+ always use the most secure authentication method, because the user
+ can tell libCURL to use an HTTP proxy via an environment variable
+ without using configuration variables.
+ (merge 5841520 et/http-proxyauth later to maint).
+ * A fix to a minor regression to "git fsck" in v2.2 era that started
+ complaining about a body-less tag object when it lacks a separator
+ empty line after its header to separate it with a non-existent body.
+ (merge 84d18c0 jc/fsck-retire-require-eoh later to maint).
* Code cleanups and documentation updates.
(merge 0269f96 mm/usage-log-l-can-take-regex later to maint).
(merge 64f2589 nd/t1509-chroot-test later to maint).
@@ -521,3 +562,4 @@ notes for details).
(merge 5330e6e sb/p5310-and-chain later to maint).
(merge c4ac525 tb/checkout-doc later to maint).
(merge e479c5f jk/pretty-encoding-doc later to maint).
+ (merge 7e837c6 ss/clone-guess-dir-name-simplify later to maint).