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GIT 1.6.0-rc1

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -15,6 +15,9 @@ release, but users are again strongly encouraged to adjust their
scripts to use "git xyzzy" form, as we will stop installing
"git-xyzzy" hardlinks for built-in commands in later releases.
+An earlier change to page "git status" output was overwhelmingly unpopular
+and has been reverted.
Source changes needed for porting to MinGW environment are now all in the
main git.git codebase.
@@ -179,6 +182,10 @@ Updates since v1.5.6
* "git rerere" can be told to update the index with auto-reused resolution
with rerere.autoupdate configuration variable.
+* git-rev-parse learned $commit^! and $commit^@ notations used in "log"
+ family. These notations are available in gitk as well, because the gitk
+ command internally uses rev-parse to interpret its arguments.
* git-rev-list learned --children option to show child commits it
encountered during the traversal, instead of shoing parent commits.
@@ -196,6 +203,9 @@ Updates since v1.5.6
* git-status gives the remote tracking statistics similar to the way
git-checkout reports by how many commits your branch is ahead/behind.
+* "git-svn dcommit" is now aware of auto-props setting the subversion user
+ has.
* You can tell "git status -u" to even more aggressively omit checking
untracked files with --untracked-files=no.
@@ -215,8 +225,15 @@ Fixes since v1.5.6
All of the fixes in v1.5.6 maintenance series are included in
this release, unless otherwise noted.
+* git-clone ignored its -u option; the fix needs to be backported to
+ 'maint';
+* git-mv used to lose the distinction between changes that are staged
+ and that are only in the working tree, by staging both in the index
+ after moving such a path.
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=$(git describe refs/heads/master)
git shortlog --no-merges $O..refs/heads/master ^refs/heads/maint

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