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Update draft release notes to 1.7.11

A handful of topics have been merged to maintenance releases, and
the first half of 6th batch graduates to 'master'.

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -86,6 +86,17 @@ Unless otherwise noted, all the fixes since v1.7.10 in the maintenance
releases are contained in this release (see release notes to them for
+ * The i18n of error message "git stash save" was not properly done.
+ (merge ed3c400 rl/maint-stash-i18n-save-error later to maint).
+ * The report from "git fetch" said "new branch" even for a non branch
+ ref.
+ (merge 0997ada mb/fetch-call-a-non-branch-a-ref later to maint).
+ * The "diff --no-index" codepath used limited-length buffers, risking
+ pathnames getting truncated. Update it to use the strbuf API.
+ (merge 875b91b jm/maint-strncpy-diff-no-index later to maint).
* The parser in "fast-import" did not diagnose ":9" style references
that is not followed by required SP/LF as an error.
(merge 06454cb pw/fast-import-dataref-parsing later to maint).
@@ -113,56 +124,3 @@ details).
* Giving "--continue" to a conflicted "rebase -i" session skipped a
commit that only results in changes to submodules.
(merge a6754cd jk/rebase-i-submodule-conflict-only later to maint).
- * When PATH contains an unreadable directory, alias expansion code
- did not kick in, and failed with an error that said "git-subcmd"
- was not found.
- (merge 38f865c jk/run-command-eacces later to maint).
- * The 'push to upstream' implementation was broken in some corner
- cases. "git push $there" without refspec, when the current branch
- is set to push to a remote different from $there, used to push to
- $there using the upstream information to a remote unreleated to
- $there.
- (merge 135dade jc/push-upstream-sanity later to maint).
- * "git clean -d -f" (not "-d -f -f") is supposed to protect nested
- working trees of independent git repositories that exist in the
- current project working tree from getting removed, but the
- protection applied only to such working trees that are at the
- top-level of the current project by mistake.
- (merge ae2f203 jc/maint-clean-nested-worktree-in-subdir later to maint).
- * Rename detection logic used to match two empty files as renames
- during merge-recursive, leading unnatural mismerges.
- (merge 4f7cb99 jk/diff-no-rename-empty later to maint).
- * An age-old corner case bug in combine diff (only triggered with -U0
- and the hunk at the beginning of the file needs to be shown) has
- been fixed.
- (merge e5e9b56 rs/combine-diff-zero-context-at-the-beginning later to maint).
- * When "git commit --template F" errors out because the user did not
- touch the message, it claimed that it aborts due to "empty
- message", which was utterly wrong.
- (merge 1f08c2c jc/commit-unedited-template later to maint).
- * "git add -p" is not designed to deal with unmerged paths but did
- not exclude them and tried to apply funny patches only to fail.
- (merge 4066bd6 jk/add-p-skip-conflicts later to maint).
- * "git commit --author=$name" did not tell the name that was being
- recorded in the resulting commit to hooks, even though it does do
- so when the end user overrode the authorship via the
- "GIT_AUTHOR_NAME" environment variable.
- (merge 7dfe8ad jc/commit-hook-authorship later to maint).
- * The regexp configured with diff.wordregex was incorrectly reused
- across files.
- (merge 6440d34 tr/maint-word-diff-regex-sticky later to maint).
- * Running "notes merge --commit" failed to perform correctly when run
- from any directory inside $GIT_DIR/. When "notes merge" stops with
- conflicts, $GIT_DIR/NOTES_MERGE_WORKTREE is the place a user edits
- to resolve it.
- (merge dabba59 jh/notes-merge-in-git-dir-worktree later to maint).

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