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Almost 1.7.11.6

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -4,7 +4,8 @@ Git v1.7.11.6 Release Notes
Fixes since v1.7.11.5
---------------------
-This is primarily documentation and low-impact code clarification.
+This consists primarily of documentation updates and low-impact code
+clarification and bugfixes.
- "ciabot" script (in contrib/) has been updated with extensive
documentation.
@@ -32,3 +33,30 @@ This is primarily documentation and low-impact code clarification.
- "git commit --amend" let the user edit the log message and then
died when the human-readable committer name was given
insufficiently by getpwent(3).
+
+ - The reflog entries left by "git rebase" and "git rebase -i" were
+ inconsistent (the interactive one gave an abbreviated object name).
+
+ - When the user exports a non-default IFS without HT, scripts that
+ rely on being able to parse "ls-files -s | while read a b c..."
+ started to fail. Protect them from such a misconfiguration.
+
+ - When "git push" triggered the automatic gc on the receiving end, a
+ message from "git prune" that said it was removing cruft leaked to
+ the standard output, breaking the communication protocol.
+
+ - "git diff" had a confusion between taking data from a path in the
+ working tree and taking data from an object that happens to have
+ name 0{40} recorded in a tree.
+
+ - "git send-email" did not unquote encoded words that appear on the
+ header correctly, and lost "_" from strings.
+
+ - When the user gives an argument that can be taken as both a
+ revision name and a pathname without disambiguating with "--", we
+ used to give a help message "Use '--' to separate". The message
+ has been clarified to show where that '--' goes on the command
+ line.
+
+ - "gitweb" when used with PATH_INFO failed to notice directories with
+ SP (and other characters that need URL-style quoting) in them.

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