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Git 1.8.0

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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22 Documentation/RelNotes/1.8.0.txt
@@ -4,16 +4,18 @@ Git v1.8.0 Release Notes
Backward compatibility notes
----------------------------
-In the next major release, we will change the behavior of the "git
-push" command. When "git push [$there]" does not say what to push, we
-have used the traditional "matching" semantics so far (all your branches were
-sent to the remote as long as there already are branches of the same
-name over there). We will now use the "simple" semantics, that pushes the
-current branch to the branch with the same name only when the current
+In the next major release (not *this* one), we will change the
+behavior of the "git push" command.
+
+When "git push [$there]" does not say what to push, we have used the
+traditional "matching" semantics so far (all your branches were sent
+to the remote as long as there already are branches of the same name
+over there). We will use the "simple" semantics that pushes the
+current branch to the branch with the same name, only when the current
branch is set to integrate with that remote branch. There is a user
preference configuration variable "push.default" to change this, and
"git push" will warn about the upcoming change until you set this
-variable.
+variable in this release.
"git branch --set-upstream" is deprecated and may be removed in a
relatively distant future. "git branch [-u|--set-upstream-to]" has
@@ -35,7 +37,7 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* When "git am" sanitizes the "Subject:" line, we strip the prefix from
"Re: subject" and also from a less common "re: subject", but left
- the even less common "RE: subject" intact. We strip that now, too.
+ the even less common "RE: subject" intact. Now we strip that too.
* It was tempting to say "git branch --set-upstream origin/master",
but that tells Git to arrange the local branch "origin/master" to
@@ -62,6 +64,8 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* "git grep" learned to use a non-standard pattern type by default if
a configuration variable tells it to.
+ * Accumulated updates to "git gui" has been merged.
+
* "git log -g" learned the "--grep-reflog=<pattern>" option to limit
its output to commits with a reflog message that matches the given
pattern.
@@ -85,7 +89,7 @@ Foreign Interface
encountering a conflict during "p4 submit".
-Performance, Internal Implementation, etc. (please report possible regressions)
+Performance, Internal Implementation, etc.
* Git ships with a fall-back regexp implementation for platforms with
buggy regexp library, but it was easy for people to keep using their
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5 Documentation/git.txt
@@ -43,6 +43,11 @@ unreleased) version of git, that is available from 'master'
branch of the `git.git` repository.
Documentation for older releases are available here:
+* link:v1.8.0/git.html[documentation for release 1.8.0]
+
+* release notes for
+ link:RelNotes/1.8.0.txt[1.8.0],
+
* link:v1.7.12.4/git.html[documentation for release 1.7.12.4]
* release notes for
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2  GIT-VERSION-GEN
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
#!/bin/sh
GVF=GIT-VERSION-FILE
-DEF_VER=v1.8.0-rc3
+DEF_VER=v1.8.0
LF='
'

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