Commit e96f3689 authored by Junio C Hamano's avatar Junio C Hamano

Update draft release notes to 1.6.3

Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <[email protected]>
parent 8130949b
......@@ -62,6 +62,10 @@ Updates since v1.6.2
with the 'edit' action in git-add -i/-p, you can abort the editor to
tell git not to apply it.
* The number of commits shown in "you are ahead/behind your upstream"
messages given by "git checkout" and "git status" used to count merge
commits; now it doesn't.
* git-archive learned --output=<file> option.
* git-bisect shows not just the number of remaining commits whose goodness
......@@ -77,11 +81,17 @@ Updates since v1.6.2
* git-clone runs post-checkout hook when run without --no-checkout.
* git-fast-export choked when seeing a tag that does not point at commit.
* git-format-patch can be told to use attachment with a new configuration,
* git-format-patch can be told to produce deep or shallow message threads.
* git-format-patch learned format.headers configuration to add extra
header fields to the output. This behaviour is similar to the existing
--add-header=<header> option of the command.
* git-grep learned to highlight the found substrings in color.
* git-imap-send learned to work around Thunderbird's inability to easily
......@@ -95,6 +105,11 @@ Updates since v1.6.2
* Output from git-remote command has been vastly improved.
* git-repack (invoked from git-gc) did not work as nicely as it should in
a repository that borrows objects from neighbours via alternates
mechanism especially when some packs are marked with the ".keep" flag
to prevent them from being repacked.
* git-send-email learned --confirm option to review the Cc: list before
sending the messages out.
......@@ -110,7 +125,9 @@ Updates since v1.6.2
* Building the manpages with docbook-xsl between 1.69.1 and 1.71.1 now
requires setting DOCBOOK_SUPPRESS_SP to work around a docbook-xsl bug.
This workaround used to be enabled by default, but causes problems
with newer versions of docbook-xsl.
with newer versions of docbook-xsl. In addition, there are a few more
knobs you can tweak to work around issues with various versions of the
docbook-xsl package. See comments in Documentation/Makefile for details.
Fixes since v1.6.2
......@@ -129,6 +146,6 @@ v1.6.2.X series.
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=$(git describe master)
git shortlog --no-merges $O..master ^maint
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