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diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.7.3.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.7.3.txt
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+Git v2.7.3 Release Notes
+Fixes since v2.7.2
+ * Traditionally, the tests that try commands that work on the
+ contents in the working tree were named with "worktree" in their
+ filenames, but with the recent addition of "git worktree"
+ subcommand, whose tests are also named similarly, it has become
+ harder to tell them apart. The traditional tests have been renamed
+ to use "work-tree" instead in an attempt to differentiate them.
+ * Many codepaths forget to check return value from git_config_set();
+ the function is made to die() to make sure we do not proceed when
+ setting a configuration variable failed.
+ * Handling of errors while writing into our internal asynchronous
+ process has been made more robust, which reduces flakiness in our
+ tests.
+ * "git show 'HEAD:Foo[BAR]Baz'" did not interpret the argument as a
+ rev, i.e. the object named by the the pathname with wildcard
+ characters in a tree object.
+ * "git rev-parse --git-common-dir" used in the worktree feature
+ misbehaved when run from a subdirectory.
+ * The "v(iew)" subcommand of the interactive "git am -i" command was
+ broken in 2.6.0 timeframe when the command was rewritten in C.
+ * "git merge-tree" used to mishandle "both sides added" conflict with
+ its own "create a fake ancestor file that has the common parts of
+ what both sides have added and do a 3-way merge" logic; this has
+ been updated to use the usual "3-way merge with an empty blob as
+ the fake common ancestor file" approach used in the rest of the
+ system.
+ * The memory ownership rule of fill_textconv() API, which was a bit
+ tricky, has been documented a bit better.
+ * The documentation did not clearly state that the 'simple' mode is
+ now the default for "git push" when push.default configuration is
+ not set.
+ * Recent versions of GNU grep are pickier when their input contains
+ arbitrary binary data, which some of our tests uses. Rewrite the
+ tests to sidestep the problem.
+ * A helper function "git submodule" uses since v2.7.0 to list the
+ modules that match the pathspec argument given to its subcommands
+ (e.g. "submodule add <repo> <path>") has been fixed.
+ * "git config section.var value" to set a value in per-repository
+ configuration file failed when it was run outside any repository,
+ but didn't say the reason correctly.
+ * The code to read the pack data using the offsets stored in the pack
+ idx file has been made more carefully check the validity of the
+ data in the idx.
+Also includes documentation and test updates.
diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt
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@@ -43,9 +43,10 @@ unreleased) version of Git, that is available from the 'master'
branch of the `git.git` repository.
Documentation for older releases are available here:
-* link:v2.7.2/git.html[documentation for release 2.7.2]
+* link:v2.7.3/git.html[documentation for release 2.7.3]
* release notes for
+ link:RelNotes/2.7.3.txt[2.7.3],