Commit 1d88dab4 authored by Junio C Hamano's avatar Junio C Hamano

Update release notes to 2.7

Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <[email protected]>
parent fbe959dd
......@@ -6,6 +6,10 @@ Updates since v2.6
UI, Workflows & Features
* The appearance of "gitk", particularly on high DPI monitors, have
been improved. "gitk" also comes with an undated translation for
Swedish and Japanese.
* "git remote" learned "get-url" subcommand to show the URL for a
given remote name used for fetching and pushing.
......@@ -22,7 +26,7 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* Users who are too busy to type three extra keystrokes to ask for
"git stash show -p" can now set stash.showPatch configuration
varible to true to always see the actual patch, not just the list
variable to true to always see the actual patch, not just the list
of paths affected with feel for the extent of damage via diffstat.
* "quiltimport" allows to specify the series file by honoring the
......@@ -65,7 +69,7 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
a superset of "--no-progress". Extend the command to support the
usual "--[no-]progress".
* The semantics of tranfer.hideRefs configuration variable have been
* The semantics of transfer.hideRefs configuration variable have been
extended to work better with the ref "namespace" feature that lets
you throw unrelated bunches of repositories in a single physical
repository and virtually serve them as separate ones.
......@@ -79,6 +83,12 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
* The credential-cache daemon can be told to ignore SIGHUP to work
around issue when running Git from inside emacs.
* "git push" learned new configuration for doing "--recurse-submodules"
on each push.
* "format-patch" has learned a new option to zero-out the commit
object name on the mbox "From " line.
Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
......@@ -370,4 +380,21 @@ notes for details).
them instead, with a new configuration git-p4.keepEmptyCommits as a
backward compatibility knob.
* The completion script (in contrib/) used to list "git column"
(which is not an end-user facing command) as one of the choices
(merge 160fcdb sg/completion-no-column later to maint).
* The error reporting from "git send-email", when SMTP TLS fails, has
been improved.
(merge 9d60524 jk/send-email-ssl-errors later to maint).
* When getpwuid() on the system returned NULL (e.g. the user is not
in the /etc/passwd file or other uid-to-name mappings), the
codepath to find who the user is to record it in the reflog barfed
and died. Loosen the check in this codepath, which already accepts
questionable ident string (e.g. host part of the e-mail address is
obviously bogus), and in general when we operate fmt_ident() function
in non-strict mode.
(merge 92bcbb9 jk/ident-loosen-getpwuid later to maint).
* Code clean-up, minor fixes etc.
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