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Update Release Notes to 1.6.5

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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  1. +14 4 Documentation/RelNotes-1.6.5.txt
18 Documentation/RelNotes-1.6.5.txt
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ Updates since v1.6.4
32 32
33 33 (subsystems)
34 34
35   - * various updates to git-svn and gitweb.
  35 + * various updates to gitk, git-svn and gitweb.
36 36
37 37 (portability)
38 38
@@ -41,12 +41,14 @@ Updates since v1.6.4
41 41 * mingw will also give FRSX as the default value for the LESS
42 42 environment variable when the user does not have one.
43 43
  44 + * initial support to compile git on Windows with MSVC.
  45 +
44 46 (performance)
45 47
46 48 * On major platforms, the system can be compiled to use with Linus's
47 49 block-sha1 implementation of the SHA-1 hash algorithm, which
48 50 outperforms the default fallback implementation we borrowed from
49   - Mozzilla.
  51 + Mozilla.
50 52
51 53 * Unnecessary inefficiency in deepening of a shallow repository has
52 54 been removed.
@@ -84,12 +86,21 @@ Updates since v1.6.4
84 86 * "git am" learned "--scissors" option to allow you to discard early part
85 87 of an incoming e-mail.
86 88
  89 + * "git archive -o output.zip" works without being told what format to
  90 + use with an explicit "--format=zip".option.
  91 +
87 92 * "git checkout", "git reset" and "git stash" learned to pick and
88 93 choose to use selected changes you made, similar to "git add -p".
89 94
90 95 * "git clone" learned a "-b" option to pick a HEAD to check out
91 96 different from the remote's default branch.
92 97
  98 + * "git clone" learned --recursive option.
  99 +
  100 + * "git clone" from a local repository on a different filesystem used to
  101 + copy individual object files without preserving the old timestamp, giving
  102 + them extra lifetime in the new repository until they gc'ed.
  103 +
93 104 * "git commit --dry-run $args" is a new recommended way to ask "what would
94 105 happen if I try to commit with these arguments."
95 106
@@ -155,7 +166,6 @@ Fixes since v1.6.4
155 166
156 167 --
157 168 exec >/var/tmp/1
158   -O=v1.6.4.2-298-gdf01e7c
159   -O=v1.6.5-rc0-49-g5f2b1e6
  169 +O=v1.6.5-rc1-44-ga16753d
160 170 echo O=$(git describe master)
161 171 git shortlog --no-merges $O..master --not maint

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