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@@ -6,6 +6,10 @@ Updates since v2.6
UI, Workflows & Features
+ * The appearance of "gitk", particularly on high DPI monitors, have
+ been improved. "gitk" also comes with an undated translation for
+ Swedish and Japanese.
* "git remote" learned "get-url" subcommand to show the URL for a
given remote name used for fetching and pushing.
@@ -22,7 +26,7 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* Users who are too busy to type three extra keystrokes to ask for
"git stash show -p" can now set stash.showPatch configuration
- varible to true to always see the actual patch, not just the list
+ variable to true to always see the actual patch, not just the list
of paths affected with feel for the extent of damage via diffstat.
* "quiltimport" allows to specify the series file by honoring the
@@ -65,7 +69,7 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
a superset of "--no-progress". Extend the command to support the
usual "--[no-]progress".
- * The semantics of tranfer.hideRefs configuration variable have been
+ * The semantics of transfer.hideRefs configuration variable have been
extended to work better with the ref "namespace" feature that lets
you throw unrelated bunches of repositories in a single physical
repository and virtually serve them as separate ones.
@@ -79,6 +83,12 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* The credential-cache daemon can be told to ignore SIGHUP to work
around issue when running Git from inside emacs.
+ * "git push" learned new configuration for doing "--recurse-submodules"
+ on each push.
+ * "format-patch" has learned a new option to zero-out the commit
+ object name on the mbox "From " line.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -100,7 +110,6 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
* The debugging infrastructure for pkt-line based communication has
been improved to mark the side-band communication specifically.
- (merge fd89433 jk/async-pkt-line later to maint).
* Update "git branch" that list existing branches, using the
ref-filter API that is shared with "git tag" and "git
@@ -162,6 +171,9 @@ Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
git/git (including build-status for pull requests that people
+ * The write(2) emulation for Windows learned to set errno to EPIPE
+ when necessary.
Also contains various documentation updates and code clean-ups.
@@ -356,12 +368,36 @@ notes for details).
* A build without NO_IPv6 used to use gethostbyname() when guessing
user's hostname, instead of getaddrinfo() that is used in other
codepaths in such a build.
- (merge 00bce77 ep/ident-with-getaddrinfo later to maint).
- * The exit code of git-fsck didnot reflect some types of errors found
- in packed objects, which has been corrected.
- (merge 8c24d83 dt/fsck-verify-pack-error later to maint).
+ * The exit code of git-fsck did not reflect some types of errors
+ found in packed objects, which has been corrected.
+ * The helper used to iterate over loose object directories to prune
+ stale objects did not closedir() immediately when it is done with a
+ directory--a callback such as the one used for "git prune" may want
+ to do rmdir(), but it would fail on open directory on platforms
+ such as WinXP.
+ * "git p4" used to import Perforce CLs that touch only paths outside
+ the client spec as empty commits. It has been corrected to ignore
+ them instead, with a new configuration git-p4.keepEmptyCommits as a
+ backward compatibility knob.
+ * The completion script (in contrib/) used to list "git column"
+ (which is not an end-user facing command) as one of the choices
+ (merge 160fcdb sg/completion-no-column later to maint).
+ * The error reporting from "git send-email", when SMTP TLS fails, has
+ been improved.
+ (merge 9d60524 jk/send-email-ssl-errors later to maint).
+ * When getpwuid() on the system returned NULL (e.g. the user is not
+ in the /etc/passwd file or other uid-to-name mappings), the
+ codepath to find who the user is to record it in the reflog barfed
+ and died. Loosen the check in this codepath, which already accepts
+ questionable ident string (e.g. host part of the e-mail address is
+ obviously bogus), and in general when we operate fmt_ident() function
+ in non-strict mode.
+ (merge 92bcbb9 jk/ident-loosen-getpwuid later to maint).
* Code clean-up, minor fixes etc.
- (merge 15ed07d jc/rerere later to maint).
- (merge 147875f sb/submodule-config-parse later to maint).