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2018-06-27directory-rename-detection.txt: technical docs on abilities and limitationsElijah Newren
Signed-off-by: Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-27git-rebase.txt: address confusion between --no-ff vs --force-rebaseElijah Newren
rebase was taught the --force-rebase option in commit b2f82e05de ("Teach rebase to rebase even if upstream is up to date", 2009-02-13). This flag worked for the am and merge backends, but wasn't a valid option for the interactive backend. rebase was taught the --no-ff option for interactive rebases in commit b499549401cb ("Teach rebase the --no-ff option.", 2010-03-24), to do the exact same thing as --force-rebase does for non-interactive rebases. This commit explicitly documented the fact that --force-rebase was incompatible with --interactive, though it made --no-ff a synonym for --force-rebase for non-interactive rebases. The choice of a new option was based on the fact that "force rebase" didn't sound like an appropriate term for the interactive machinery. In commit 6bb4e485cff8 ("rebase: align variable names", 2011-02-06), the separate parsing of command line options in the different rebase scripts was removed, and whether on accident or because the author noticed that these options did the same thing, the options became synonyms and both were accepted by all three rebase types. In commit 2d26d533a012 ("Documentation/git-rebase.txt: -f forces a rebase that would otherwise be a no-op", 2014-08-12), which reworded the description of the --force-rebase option, the (no-longer correct) sentence stating that --force-rebase was incompatible with --interactive was finally removed. Finally, as explained at https://public-inbox.org/git/98279912-0f52-969d-44a6-22242039387f@xiplink.com In the original discussion around this option [1], at one point I proposed teaching rebase--interactive to respect --force-rebase instead of adding a new option [2]. Ultimately --no-ff was chosen as the better user interface design [3], because an interactive rebase can't be "forced" to run. We have accepted both --no-ff and --force-rebase as full synonyms for all three rebase types for over seven years. Documenting them differently and in ways that suggest they might not be quite synonyms simply leads to confusion. Adjust the documentation to match reality. Signed-off-by: Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-26git-rebase.txt: document incompatible optionsElijah Newren
git rebase has many options that only work with one of its three backends. It also has a few other pairs of incompatible options. Document these. Signed-off-by: Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-19doc: fix typos in documentation and release notesKarthikeyan Singaravelan
Signed-off-by: Karthikeyan Singaravelan <tir.karthi@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-18Almost 2.18 finalJunio C Hamano
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-18A bunch of micro-fixes before going 2.18 finalJunio C Hamano
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-18Merge branch 'mw/doc-merge-enumfix'Junio C Hamano
Fix old merge glitch in Documentation during v2.13-rc0 era. * mw/doc-merge-enumfix: doc: update the order of the syntax `git merge --continue`
2018-06-18Merge branch 'rd/doc-remote-tracking-with-hyphen'Junio C Hamano
Doc update. * rd/doc-remote-tracking-with-hyphen: Use hyphenated "remote-tracking branch" (docs and comments)
2018-06-18Merge branch 'km/doc-workflows-typofix'Junio C Hamano
Typofix. * km/doc-workflows-typofix: gitworkflows: fix grammar in 'Merge upwards' rule
2018-06-18Merge branch 'ld/git-p4-updates'Junio C Hamano
"git p4" updates. * ld/git-p4-updates: git-p4: auto-size the block git-p4: narrow the scope of exceptions caught when parsing an int git-p4: raise exceptions from p4CmdList based on error from p4 server git-p4: better error reporting when p4 fails git-p4: add option to disable syncing of p4/master with p4 git-p4: disable-rebase: allow setting this via configuration git-p4: add options --commit and --disable-rebase
2018-06-18Merge branch 'rd/diff-options-typofix'Junio C Hamano
Typofix. * rd/diff-options-typofix: diff-options.txt: fix minor typos, font inconsistencies, in docs
2018-06-18RelNotes 2.18: minor fix to entry about dynamically loading completionsSZEDER Gábor
It was not "newer versions of bash" but newer versions of bash-completion that made commit 085e2ee0e6 (completion: load completion file for external subcommand, 2018-04-29) both necessary and possible. Update the corresponding RelNotes entry accordingly. Signed-off-by: SZEDER Gábor <szeder.dev@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-14doc: update the order of the syntax `git merge --continue`Meng-Sung Wu
The syntax "git merge <message> HEAD <commit>" has been removed. The order of the syntax should also be updated. Signed-off-by: Meng-Sung Wu <mengsungwu@fortunewhite.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-13Git 2.18-rc2v2.18.0-rc2Junio C Hamano
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-13RelNotes 2.18: clarify where directory rename detection appliesElijah Newren
Mention that this feature works with some commands (merge and cherry-pick, implying that it also works with commands that build on these like rebase -m and rebase -i). Explicitly mentioning two commands hopefully implies that it may not always work with other commands (am, and rebase without flags that imply either -m or -i). Also, since the directory rename detection from this cycle was specifically added in merge-recursive and not diffcore-rename, remove the 'in "diff" family" phrase from the note. (Folks have requested in the past that `git diff` detect directory renames and somehow simplify its output, so it may be helpful to avoid implying that diff has any new capability here.) Signed-off-by: Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-13Use hyphenated "remote-tracking branch" (docs and comments)Robert P. J. Day
Use the obvious consensus of hyphenated "remote-tracking branch", and fix an obvious typo, all in documentation and comments. Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@crashcourse.ca> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-12git-p4: add option to disable syncing of p4/master with p4Luke Diamand
Add an option to the git-p4 submit command to disable syncing with Perforce. This is useful for the case where a git-p4 mirror has been setup on a server somewhere, running from (e.g.) cron, and developers then clone from this. Having the local cloned copy also sync from Perforce just isn't useful. Signed-off-by: Luke Diamand <luke@diamand.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-12git-p4: disable-rebase: allow setting this via configurationLuke Diamand
This just lets you set the --disable-rebase option with the git configuration options git-p4.disableRebase. If you're using this option, you probably want to set it all the time for a given repo. Signed-off-by: Luke Diamand <luke@diamand.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-12git-p4: add options --commit and --disable-rebaseRomain Merland
On a daily work with multiple local git branches, the usual way to submit only a specified commit was to cherry-pick the commit on master then run git-p4 submit. It can be very annoying to switch between local branches and master, only to submit one commit. The proposed new way is to select directly the commit you want to submit. Add option --commit to command 'git-p4 submit' in order to submit only specified commit(s) in p4. On a daily work developping software with big compilation time, one may not want to rebase on his local git tree, in order to avoid long recompilation. Add option --disable-rebase to command 'git-p4 submit' in order to disable rebase after submission. Thanks-to: Cedric Borgese <cedric.borgese@gmail.com> Reviewed-by: Luke Diamand <luke@diamand.org> Signed-off-by: Romain Merland <merlorom@yahoo.fr> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-12gitworkflows: fix grammar in 'Merge upwards' ruleKyle Meyer
Signed-off-by: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com> Reviewed-by: Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-11diff-options.txt: fix minor typos, font inconsistencies, in docsRobert P. J. Day
Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@crashcourse.ca> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-11RelNotes 2.18: typofixesJunio C Hamano
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-04Git 2.18-rc1v2.18.0-rc1Junio C Hamano
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-04Merge branch 'tg/doc-sec-list'Junio C Hamano
Doc update. * tg/doc-sec-list: note git-security@googlegroups.com in more places SubmittingPatches: replace numbered attributes with names
2018-06-04Merge branch 'rd/p4-doc-markup-env'Junio C Hamano
Doc markup update. * rd/p4-doc-markup-env: p4.txt: Use backquotes for variable names
2018-06-04Merge branch 'nd/remote-update-doc'Junio C Hamano
"git remote update" can take both a single remote nickname and a nickname for remote groups, but only one of them was documented. * nd/remote-update-doc: remote: doc typofix remote.txt: update documentation for 'update' command
2018-06-04remote: doc typofixDuy Nguyen
Signed-off-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclouds@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-01A bit more topics before -rc1Junio C Hamano
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-01Merge branch 'rd/tag-doc-lightweight'Junio C Hamano
Docfix. * rd/tag-doc-lightweight: tag: clarify in the doc that a tag can refer to a non-commit object
2018-06-01Merge branch 'rd/doc-options-placeholder'Junio C Hamano
Docfix. * rd/doc-options-placeholder: Use proper syntax for replaceables in command docs
2018-06-01Merge branch 'ld/p4-unshelve'Junio C Hamano
"git p4" learned to "unshelve" shelved commit from P4. * ld/p4-unshelve: git-p4: add unshelve command
2018-06-01Merge branch 'nd/command-list'Junio C Hamano
The list of commands with their various attributes were spread across a few places in the build procedure, but it now is getting a bit more consolidated to allow more automation. * nd/command-list: completion: allow to customize the completable command list completion: add and use --list-cmds=alias completion: add and use --list-cmds=nohelpers Move declaration for alias.c to alias.h completion: reduce completable command list completion: let git provide the completable command list command-list.txt: documentation and guide line help: use command-list.txt for the source of guides help: add "-a --verbose" to list all commands with synopsis git: support --list-cmds=list-<category> completion: implement and use --list-cmds=main,others git --list-cmds: collect command list in a string_list git.c: convert --list-* to --list-cmds=* Remove common-cmds.h help: use command-list.h for common command list generate-cmds.sh: export all commands to command-list.h generate-cmds.sh: factor out synopsis extract code
2018-06-01p4.txt: Use backquotes for variable namesRobert P. J. Day
For consistency, use backquotes when referring to environment variables, as is done in other man pages. Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@crashcourse.ca> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-01remote.txt: update documentation for 'update' commandDuy Nguyen
Commit b344e1614b (git remote update: Fallback to remote if group does not exist - 2009-04-06) lets "git remote update" accept individual remotes as well. Previously this command only accepted remote groups. The commit updates the command syntax but not the actual document of this subcommand. Update it. Signed-off-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclouds@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-01RelNotes: remove duplicate release noteElijah Newren
In the 2.18 cycle, directory rename detection was merged, then reverted, then reworked in such a way to fix another prominent bug in addition to the original problem causing it to be reverted. When the reworked series was merged, we ended up with two nearly duplicate release notes. Remove the second copy, but preserve the information about the extra bug fix. Signed-off-by: Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-01note git-security@googlegroups.com in more placesThomas Gummerer
Add a mention of the security mailing list to the README, and to Documentation/SubmittingPatches.. 2caa7b8d27 ("git manpage: note git-security@googlegroups.com", 2018-03-08) already added it to the man page, but for developers either the README, or the documentation on how to contribute (SubmittingPatches) may be the first place to look. Use the same wording as we already have on the git-scm.com website and in the man page for the README, while the wording is adjusted in SubmittingPatches to match the surrounding document better. Signed-off-by: Thomas Gummerer <t.gummerer@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-06-01SubmittingPatches: replace numbered attributes with namesThomas Gummerer
Use names instead of numbers for the AsciiDoc attributes that are used for the footnotes. We will add more footnotes in subsequent commits, and attributes should ideally all be unique. Having named attributes will help ensure uniqueness, and we won't have to re-number the attributes if we add a footnote earlier in the document. In addition it also clarifies that the attribute name/number is not related to the number the footnote will get in the output. Signed-off-by: Thomas Gummerer <t.gummerer@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-05-30Git 2.18-rc0v2.18.0-rc0Junio C Hamano
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-05-30The seventh batch for 2.18Junio C Hamano
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-05-30Merge branch 'ab/get-short-oid'Junio C Hamano
When a short hexadecimal string is used to name an object but there are multiple objects that share the string as the prefix of their names, the code lists these ambiguous candidates in a help message. These object names are now sorted according to their types for easier eyeballing. * ab/get-short-oid: get_short_oid: sort ambiguous objects by type, then SHA-1 sha1-name.c: move around the collect_ambiguous() function git-p4: change "commitish" typo to "committish" sha1-array.h: align function arguments sha1-name.c: remove stray newline
2018-05-30Merge branch 'jt/partial-clone-proto-v2'Junio C Hamano
Transfer protocol v2 learned to support the partial clone. * jt/partial-clone-proto-v2: {fetch,upload}-pack: support filter in protocol v2 upload-pack: read config when serving protocol v2 upload-pack: fix error message typo
2018-05-30Merge branch 'sb/blame-color'Junio C Hamano
"git blame" learns to unhighlight uninteresting metadata from the originating commit on lines that are the same as the previous one, and also paint lines in different colors depending on the age of the commit. * sb/blame-color: builtin/blame: add new coloring scheme config builtin/blame: highlight recently changed lines builtin/blame: dim uninteresting metadata lines
2018-05-30Merge branch 'cf/submodule-progress-dissociate'Junio C Hamano
"git submodule update" and "git submodule add" supported the "--reference" option to borrow objects from a neighbouring local repository like "git clone" does, but lacked the more recent invention "--dissociate". Also "git submodule add" has been taught to take the "--progress" option. * cf/submodule-progress-dissociate: submodule: add --dissociate option to add/update commands submodule: add --progress option to add command submodule: clean up substitutions in script
2018-05-30Merge branch 'bp/status-rename-config'Junio C Hamano
"git status" learned to honor a new status.renames configuration to skip rename detection, which could be useful for those who want to do so without disabling the default rename detection done by the "git diff" command. * bp/status-rename-config: add status config and command line options for rename detection
2018-05-30Merge branch 'bp/merge-rename-config'Junio C Hamano
With merge.renames configuration set to false, the recursive merge strategy can be told not to spend cycles trying to find renamed paths and merge them accordingly. * bp/merge-rename-config: merge: pass aggressive when rename detection is turned off merge: add merge.renames config setting merge: update documentation for {merge,diff}.renameLimit
2018-05-29Sync with Git 2.17.1Junio C Hamano
* maint: (25 commits) Git 2.17.1 Git 2.16.4 Git 2.15.2 Git 2.14.4 Git 2.13.7 fsck: complain when .gitmodules is a symlink index-pack: check .gitmodules files with --strict unpack-objects: call fsck_finish() after fscking objects fsck: call fsck_finish() after fscking objects fsck: check .gitmodules content fsck: handle promisor objects in .gitmodules check fsck: detect gitmodules files fsck: actually fsck blob data fsck: simplify ".git" check index-pack: make fsck error message more specific verify_path: disallow symlinks in .gitmodules update-index: stat updated files earlier verify_dotfile: mention case-insensitivity in comment verify_path: drop clever fallthrough skip_prefix: add case-insensitive variant ...
2018-05-29tag: clarify in the doc that a tag can refer to a non-commit objectRobert P. J. Day
Reword "man git-tag" to clarify that a tag can refer directly to an arbitrary object, not just a commit object. Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@crashcourse.ca> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-05-25Use proper syntax for replaceables in command docsRobert P. J. Day
The standard for command documentation synopses appears to be: [...] means optional <...> means replaceable [<...>] means both optional and replaceable So fix a number of doc pages that use incorrect variations of the above. Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@crashcourse.ca> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-05-23git-p4: add unshelve commandLuke Diamand
This can be used to "unshelve" a shelved P4 commit into a git commit. For example: $ git p4 unshelve 12345 The resulting commit ends up in the branch: refs/remotes/p4/unshelved/12345 If that branch already exists, it is renamed - for example the above branch would be saved as p4/unshelved/12345.1. git-p4 checks that the shelved changelist is based on files which are at the same Perforce revision as the origin branch being used for the unshelve (HEAD by default). If they are not, it will refuse to unshelve. This is to ensure that the unshelved change does not contain other changes mixed-in. The reference branch can be changed manually with the "--origin" option. The change adds a new Unshelve command class. This just runs the existing P4Sync code tweaked to handle a shelved changelist. Signed-off-by: Luke Diamand <luke@diamand.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
2018-05-23The sixth batch for 2.18Junio C Hamano
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>