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GIT v1.5.2-rc1

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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  1. +37 −5 Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.2.txt
  2. +1 −1  GIT-VERSION-GEN
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42 Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.2.txt
@@ -26,8 +26,14 @@ Updates since v1.5.1
considered a binary or text (the former would be treated by
'git diff' not to produce textual output; the latter can go
through the line endings conversion process in repositories
- with core.autocrlf set), and specify a custom 3-way merge
- driver.
+ with core.autocrlf set), expand and unexpand '$ident$' keyword
+ with blob object name, specify a custom 3-way merge driver,
+ and specify a custom diff driver. You can also apply
+ arbitrary filter to contents on check-in/check-out codepath
+ but this feature is an extremely sharp-edged razor and needs
+ to be handled with caution (do not use it unless you
+ understand the earlier mailing list discussion on keyward
+ expansion).
* The packfile format now optionally suports 64-bit index.
@@ -53,8 +59,21 @@ Updates since v1.5.1
commit -a" (i.e. update the index to match the working
tree); it obviously does not make a commit.
+ - "git clean" honors a new configuration, "clean.requireforce". When
+ set to true, this makes "git clean" a no-op, preventing you
+ from losing files by typing "git clean" when you meant to
+ say "make clean". You can still say "git clean -f" to
+ override this.
+
+ - "git log" family of commands learned --date={local,relative,default}
+ option. --date=relative is synonym to the --relative-date.
+ --date=local gives the timestamp in local timezone.
+
* Updated behavior of existing commands.
+ - When $GIT_COMMITTER_EMAIL or $GIT_AUTHOR_EMAIL is not set
+ but $EMAIL is set, the latter is used as a substitute.
+
- "git diff --stat" shows size of preimage and postimage blobs
for binary contents. Earlier it only said "Bin".
@@ -82,11 +101,17 @@ Updates since v1.5.1
- "gitview" (in contrib/ section) learned to better support
"git-annotate".
+ - "git diff $commit1:$path2 $commit2:$path2" can now report
+ mode changes between the two blobs.
+
- Local "git fetch" from a repository whose object store is
one of the alternates (e.g. fetching from the origin in a
repository created with "git clone -l -s") avoids
downloading objects unnecessary.
+ - "git blame" uses .mailmap to canonicalize the author name
+ just like "git shortlog" does.
+
* Builds
- git-p4import has never been installed; now there is an
@@ -102,11 +127,15 @@ Updates since v1.5.1
* Performance Tweaks
- - optimized "git-rev-list --bisect" (hence "git-bisect").
+ - Optimized "git-rev-list --bisect" (hence "git-bisect").
- - optimized "git-add $path" in a large directory, most of
+ - Optimized "git-add $path" in a large directory, most of
whose contents are ignored.
+ - The recursive merge strategy updated a worktree file that
+ was changed identically in two branches, when one of them
+ renamed it. We do not do that when there is no rename, so
+ match that behaviour.
Fixes since v1.5.1
------------------
@@ -133,12 +162,15 @@ this release, unless otherwise noted.
will not be backported to 1.5.1.x series, as it is rather an
intrusive change.
+ - git-fetch had trouble with a remote with insanely large number
+ of refs.
+
* Documentation updates
* Performance Tweaks
--
exec >/var/tmp/1
-O=v1.5.1.2-242-g2d76548
+O=v1.5.2-rc0-106-g07c785d
echo O=`git describe refs/heads/master`
git shortlog --no-merges $O..refs/heads/master ^refs/heads/maint
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2  GIT-VERSION-GEN
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
#!/bin/sh
GVF=GIT-VERSION-FILE
-DEF_VER=v1.5.1.3.GIT
+DEF_VER=v1.5.2-rc1.GIT
LF='
'
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