[ANNOUNCE] Git v2.7.0

From: Junio C Hamano
Date: Mon Jan 04 2016 - 18:44:17 EST

The latest feature release Git v2.7.0 is now available at the
usual places. It is comprised of 539 non-merge commits since
v2.6.0, contributed by 81 people, 26 of which are new faces.

The tarballs are found at:


The following public repositories all have a copy of the 'v2.7.0'
tag and the 'master' branch that the tag points at:

url = https://kernel.googlesource.com/pub/scm/git/git
url = git://repo.or.cz/alt-git.git
url = git://git.sourceforge.jp/gitroot/git-core/git.git
url = git://git-core.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/git-core/git-core
url = https://github.com/gitster/git

New contributors whose contributions weren't in v2.6.0 are as follows.
Welcome to the Git development community!

Atousa Pahlevan Duprat, Audric Schiltknecht, Ben Boeckel,
Blake Burkhart, Dair Grant, Edmundo Carmona Antoranz, Ãlie
Bouttier, Eric N. Vander Weele, Fabio Porcedda, Gabor Bernat,
GIRARD Etienne, James McCoy, Juerg Haefliger, Noam Postavsky,
Rainer M. Canavan, Ray Donnelly, Remi Pommarel, Renee Margaret
McConahy, Sidhant Sharma, Stefan Agner, Takashi Iwai, Tobias
Klauser, Waldek Maleska, Xue Fuqiao, YOKOTA Hiroshi, and

Returning contributors who helped this release are as follows.
Thanks for your continued support.

Alexander Shopov, Alexey Shumkin, Alex Henrie, Alex Riesen,
Antoine Delaite, Beat Bolli, brian m. carlson, Charles Bailey,
Christian Couder, Clemens Buchacher, Daniel Knittl-Frank, David
Aguilar, David Turner, Dennis Kaarsemaker, Dimitriy Ryazantcev,
Doug Kelly, Elia Pinto, Fabian Ruch, Fredrik Medley, Giuseppe
Bilotta, Jacob Keller, Jean-Noel Avila, Jeff King, Jiang Xin,
Johannes Schindelin, Johannes Sixt, John Keeping, Junio C Hamano,
Karthik Nayak, Lars Schneider, Lukas Fleischer, Luke Diamand,
Matthieu Moy, Max Kirillov, Michael Haggerty, Michael J Gruber,
Michael Rappazzo, Mike Crowe, Namhyung Kim, Nguyán ThÃi Ngác
Duy, Pat Thoyts, Paul Mackerras, Peter Krefting, Ralf Thielow,
Ramsay Jones, Renà Scharfe, Ronnie Sahlberg, Sam Hocevar,
Stefan Beller, Stefan Naewe, Stephan Beyer, SZEDER GÃbor,
Techlive Zheng, Torsten BÃgershausen, and Trán Ngác QuÃn.


Git 2.7 Release Notes

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.

* There was no way to defeat a configured rebase.autostash variable
from the command line, as "git rebase --no-autostash" was missing.

* "git log --date=local" used to only show the normal (default)
format in the local timezone. The command learned to take 'local'
as an instruction to use the local timezone with other formats,

* The refs used during a "git bisect" session is now per-worktree so
that independent bisect sessions can be done in different worktrees
created with "git worktree add".

* Users who are too busy to type three extra keystrokes to ask for
"git stash show -p" can now set stash.showPatch configuration
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
$QUILT_SERIES environment and also --series command line option.

* The use of 'good/bad' in "git bisect" made it confusing to use when
hunting for a state change that is not a regression (e.g. bugfix).
The command learned 'old/new' and then allows the end user to
say e.g. "bisect start --term-old=fast --term-new=slow" to find a
performance regression.

* "git interpret-trailers" can now run outside of a Git repository.

* "git p4" learned to reencode the pathname it uses to communicate
with the p4 depot with a new option.

* Give progress meter to "git filter-branch".

* Allow a later "!/abc/def" to override an earlier "/abc" that
appears in the same .gitignore file to make it easier to express
"everything in /abc directory is ignored, except for ...".

* Teach "git p4" to send large blobs outside the repository by
talking to Git LFS.

* Prepare for Git on-disk repository representation to undergo
backward incompatible changes by introducing a new repository
format version "1", with an extension mechanism.

* "git worktree" learned a "list" subcommand.

* "git clone --dissociate" learned that it can be used even when
"--reference" was not used at the same time.

* "git blame" learnt to take "--first-parent" and "--reverse" at the
same time when it makes sense.

* "git checkout" did not follow the usual "--[no-]progress"
convention and implemented only "--quiet" that is essentially
a superset of "--no-progress". Extend the command to support the
usual "--[no-]progress".

* 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.

* send-email config variables whose values are pathnames now go
through the ~username/ expansion.

* bash completion learnt to TAB-complete recipient addresses given
to send-email.

* 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.

* The infrastructure to rewrite "git submodule" in C is being built
incrementally. Let's polish these early parts well enough and make
them graduate to 'next' and 'master', so that the more involved
follow-up can start cooking on a solid ground.

* Some features from "git tag -l" and "git branch -l" have been made
available to "git for-each-ref" so that eventually the unified
implementation can be shared across all three. The version merged
to the 'master' branch earlier had a performance regression in "tag
--contains", which has since been corrected.

* Because "test_when_finished" in our test framework queues the
clean-up tasks to be done in a shell variable, it should not be
used inside a subshell. Add a mechanism to allow 'bash' to catch
such uses, and fix the ones that were found.

* The debugging infrastructure for pkt-line based communication has
been improved to mark the side-band communication specifically.

* Update "git branch" that list existing branches, using the
ref-filter API that is shared with "git tag" and "git

* The test for various line-ending conversions has been enhanced.

* A few test scripts around "git p4" have been improved for

* Many allocations that is manually counted (correctly) that are
followed by strcpy/sprintf have been replaced with a less error
prone constructs such as xstrfmt.

* The internal stripspace() function has been moved to where it
logically belongs to, i.e. strbuf API, and the command line parser
of "git stripspace" has been updated to use the parse_options API.

* "git am" used to spawn "git mailinfo" via run_command() API once
per each patch, but learned to make a direct call to mailinfo()

* The implementation of "git mailinfo" was refactored so that a
mailinfo() function can be directly called from inside a process.

* With a "debug" helper, debugging of a single "git" invocation in
our test scripts has become a lot easier.

* The "configure" script did not test for -lpthread correctly, which
upset some linkers.

* Cross completed task off of subtree project's todo list.

* Test cleanups for the subtree project.

* Clean up style in an ancient test t9300.

* Work around some test flakiness with p4d.

* Fsck did not correctly detect a NUL-truncated header in a tag.

* Use a safer behavior when we hit errors verifying remote certificates.

* Speed up filter-branch for cases where we only care about rewriting
commits, not tree data.

* The parse-options API has been updated to make "-h" command line
option work more consistently in all commands.

* "git svn rebase/mkdirs" got optimized by keeping track of empty
directories better.

* Fix some racy client/server tests by treating SIGPIPE the same as a
normal non-zero exit.

* The necessary infrastructure to build topics using the free Travis
CI has been added. Developers forking from this topic (and enabling
Travis) can do their own builds, and we can turn on auto-builds for
git/git (including build-status for pull requests that people

* The write(2) emulation for Windows learned to set errno to EPIPE
when necessary.

Also contains various documentation updates and code clean-ups.

Fixes since v2.6

Unless otherwise noted, all the fixes since v2.6 in the maintenance
track are contained in this release (see the maintenance releases'
notes for details).

* Very small number of options take a parameter that is optional
(which is not a great UI element as they can only appear at the end
of the command line). Add notice to documentation of each and
every one of them.

* "git blame --first-parent v1.0..v2.0" was not rejected but did not
limit the blame to commits on the first parent chain.

* "git subtree" (in contrib/) now can take whitespaces in the
pathnames, not only in the in-tree pathname but the name of the
directory that the repository is in.

* The ssh transport, just like any other transport over the network,
did not clear GIT_* environment variables, but it is possible to
use SendEnv and AcceptEnv to leak them to the remote invocation of
Git, which is not a good idea at all. Explicitly clear them just
like we do for the local transport.

* Correct "git p4 --detect-labels" so that it does not fail to create
a tag that points at a commit that is also being imported.

* The Makefile always runs the library archiver with hardcoded "crs"
options, which was inconvenient for exotic platforms on which
people want to use programs with totally different set of command
line options.

* Customization to change the behaviour with "make -w" and "make -s"
in our Makefile was broken when they were used together.

* Allocation related functions and stdio are unsafe things to call
inside a signal handler, and indeed killing the pager can cause
glibc to deadlock waiting on allocation mutex as our signal handler
tries to free() some data structures in wait_for_pager(). Reduce
these unsafe calls.

* The way how --ref/--notes to specify the notes tree reference are
DWIMmed was not clearly documented.

* "git gc" used to barf when a symbolic ref has gone dangling
(e.g. the branch that used to be your upstream's default when you
cloned from it is now gone, and you did "fetch --prune").

* "git clone --dissociate" runs a big "git repack" process at the
end, and it helps to close file descriptors that are open on the
packs and their idx files before doing so on filesystems that
cannot remove a file that is still open.

* Description of the "log.follow" configuration variable in "git log"
documentation is now also copied to "git config" documentation.

* "git rebase -i" had a minor regression recently, which stopped
considering a line that begins with an indented '#' in its insn
sheet not a comment. Further, the code was still too picky on
Windows where CRLF left by the editor is turned into a trailing CR
on the line read via the "read" built-in command of bash. Both of
these issues are now fixed.

* After "git checkout --detach", "git status" reported a fairly
useless "HEAD detached at HEAD", instead of saying at which exact

* When "git send-email" wanted to talk over Net::SMTP::SSL,
Net::Cmd::datasend() did not like to be fed too many bytes at the
same time and failed to send messages. Send the payload one line
at a time to work around the problem.

* When "git am" was rewritten as a built-in, it stopped paying
attention to user.signingkey, which was fixed.

* It was not possible to use a repository-lookalike created by "git
worktree add" as a local source of "git clone".

* On a case insensitive filesystems, setting GIT_WORK_TREE variable
using a random cases that does not agree with what the filesystem
thinks confused Git that it wasn't inside the working tree.

* Performance-measurement tests did not work without an installed Git.

* A test script for the HTTP service had a timing dependent bug,
which was fixed.

* There were some classes of errors that "git fsck" diagnosed to its
standard error that did not cause it to exit with non-zero status.

* Work around "git p4" failing when the P4 depot records the contents
in UTF-16 without UTF-16 BOM.

* When "git gc --auto" is backgrounded, its diagnosis message is
lost. Save it to a file in $GIT_DIR and show it next time the "gc
--auto" is run.

* The submodule code has been taught to work better with separate
work trees created via "git worktree add".

* "git gc" is safe to run anytime only because it has the built-in
grace period to protect young objects. In order to run with no
grace period, the user must make sure that the repository is

* A recent "filter-branch --msg-filter" broke skipping of the commit
object header, which is fixed.

* The normalize_ceiling_entry() function does not muck with the end
of the path it accepts, and the real world callers do rely on that,
but a test insisted that the function drops a trailing slash.

* A test for interaction between untracked cache and sparse checkout
added in Git 2.5 days were flaky.

* A couple of commands still showed "[options]" in their usage string
to note where options should come on their command line, but we
spell that "[<options>]" in most places these days.

* The synopsis text and the usage string of subcommands that read
list of things from the standard input are often shown as if they
only take input from a file on a filesystem, which was misleading.

* "git am -3" had a small regression where it is aborted in its error
handling codepath when underlying merge-recursive failed in certain
ways, as it assumed that the internal call to merge-recursive will
never die, which is not the case (yet).

* The linkage order of libraries was wrong in places around libcurl.

* The name-hash subsystem that is used to cope with case insensitive
filesystems keeps track of directories and their on-filesystem
cases for all the paths in the index by holding a pointer to a
randomly chosen cache entry that is inside the directory (for its
ce->ce_name component). This pointer was not updated even when the
cache entry was removed from the index, leading to use after free.
This was fixed by recording the path for each directory instead of
borrowing cache entries and restructuring the API somewhat.

* "git merge-file" tried to signal how many conflicts it found, which
obviously would not work well when there are too many of them.

* The error message from "git blame --contents --reverse" incorrectly
talked about "--contents --children".

* "git imap-send" did not compile well with older version of cURL library.

* Merging a branch that removes a path and another that changes the
mode bits on the same path should have conflicted at the path, but
it didn't and silently favoured the removal.

* "git --literal-pathspecs add -u/-A" without any command line
argument misbehaved ever since Git 2.0.

* "git daemon" uses "run_command()" without "finish_command()", so it
needs to release resources itself, which it forgot to do.

* "git status --branch --short" accessed beyond the constant string
"HEAD", which has been corrected.

* We peek objects from submodule's object store by linking it to the
list of alternate object databases, but the code to do so forgot to
correctly initialize the list.

* The code to prepare the working tree side of temporary directory
for the "dir-diff" feature forgot that symbolic links need not be
copied (or symlinked) to the temporary area, as the code already
special cases and overwrites them. Besides, it was wrong to try
computing the object name of the target of symbolic link, which may
not even exist or may be a directory.

* A Range: request can be responded with a full response and when
asked properly libcurl knows how to strip the result down to the
requested range. However, we were hand-crafting a range request
and it did not kick in.

* Having a leftover .idx file without corresponding .pack file in
the repository hurts performance; "git gc" learned to prune them.

* Apple's common crypto implementation of SHA1_Update() does not take
more than 4GB at a time, and we now have a compile-time workaround
for it.

* Produce correct "dirty" marker for shell prompts, even when we
are on an orphan or an unborn branch.

* A build without NO_IPv6 used to use gethostbyname() when guessing
user's hostname, instead of getaddrinfo() that is used in other
codepaths in such a build.

* The exit code of git-fsck did not reflect some types of errors
found in packed objects, which has been corrected.

* The helper used to iterate over loose object directories to prune
stale objects did not closedir() immediately when it is done with a
directory--a callback such as the one used for "git prune" may want
to do rmdir(), but it would fail on open directory on platforms
such as WinXP.

* "git p4" used to import Perforce CLs that touch only paths outside
the client spec as empty commits. It has been corrected to ignore
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).

* "git symbolic-ref" forgot to report a failure with its exit status.
(merge f91b273 jk/symbolic-ref-maint later to maint).

* History traversal with "git log --source" that starts with an
annotated tag failed to report the tag as "source", due to an
old regression in the command line parser back in v2.2 days.
(merge 728350b jk/pending-keep-tag-name later to maint).

* "git p4" when interacting with multiple depots at the same time
used to incorrectly drop changes.

* Code clean-up, minor fixes etc.


Changes since v2.6.0 are as follows:

Alex Henrie (5):
merge: grammofix in please-commit-before-merge message
pull: enclose <options> in brackets in the usage string
gitk: l10n: Update Catalan translation
l10n: ca.po: update translation
l10n: ca.po: update translation

Alex Riesen (1):
clone: allow "--dissociate" without reference

Alexander Shopov (2):
l10n: Updated Bulgarian translation of git (2477t,0f,0u)
l10n: Updated Bulgarian translation of git (2477t,0f,0u)

Alexey Shumkin (2):
t7900-subtree: test the "space in a subdirectory name" case
contrib/subtree: respect spaces in a repository path

Antoine Delaite (1):
bisect: add the terms old/new

Atousa Pahlevan Duprat (2):
sha1: provide another level of indirection for the SHA-1 functions
sha1: allow limiting the size of the data passed to SHA1_Update()

Audric Schiltknecht (1):
l10n: fr.po: Fix typo

Beat Bolli (1):
gitk: Add missing accelerators

Ben Boeckel (1):
remote: add get-url subcommand

Blake Burkhart (2):
http: limit redirection to protocol-whitelist
http: limit redirection depth

Charles Bailey (2):
http: treat config options sslCAPath and sslCAInfo as paths
t3404: fix quoting of redirect for some versions of bash

Christian Couder (4):
quote: fix broken sq_quote_buf() related comment
quote: move comment before sq_quote_buf()
Documentation/git-update-index: add missing opts to synopsys
Documentation/git-update-index: add missing opts to synopsis

Clemens Buchacher (1):
allow hooks to ignore their standard input stream

Dair Grant (1):
git-svn: improve rebase/mkdirs performance

Daniel Knittl-Frank (1):
Escape Git's exec path in contrib/rerere-train.sh script

David Aguilar (1):
difftool: ignore symbolic links in use_wt_file

David Turner (11):
refs: clean up common_list
path: optimize common dir checking
refs: make refs/bisect/* per-worktree
t7063: fix flaky untracked-cache test
name-hash: don't reuse cache_entry in dir_entry
http.c: use CURLOPT_RANGE for range requests
copy_msg(): rename to copy_reflog_msg()
initdb: make safe_create_dir public
files_log_ref_write: new function
refs: break out ref conflict checks
verify_pack: do not ignore return value of verification function

Dennis Kaarsemaker (3):
git-p4: import the ctypes module
t5813: avoid creating urls that break on cygwin
check-ignore: correct documentation about output

Dimitriy Ryazantcev (3):
l10n: ru.po: update Russian translation
gitk: Update Russian translation
l10n: ru.po: update Russian translation

Doug Kelly (2):
t5304: test cleaning pack garbage
gc: remove garbage .idx files from pack dir

Edmundo Carmona Antoranz (1):
checkout: add --progress option

Elia Pinto (1):
ident.c: add support for IPv6

Eric N. Vander Weele (1):
log: Update log.follow doc and add to config.txt

Fabian Ruch (1):
rebase -i: remember merge options beyond continue actions

Fabio Porcedda (1):
contrib/subtree: remove "push" command from the "todo" file

Fredrik Medley (1):
rebase-i-exec: Allow space in SHELL_PATH

GIRARD Etienne (1):
git-p4: clean up after p4 submit failure

Gabor Bernat (1):
filter-branch: add passed/remaining seconds on progress

Giuseppe Bilotta (2):
gitk: Match ttk fonts to gitk fonts
gitk: Let .bleft.mid widgets 'breathe'

Jacob Keller (3):
notes: correct documentation of DWIMery for notes references
sendemail: teach git-send-email to dump alias names
completion: add support for completing email aliases

James McCoy (1):
filter-branch: remove multi-line headers in msg filter

Jean-Noel Avila (2):
l10n: fr v2.7.0 round 1 (2477t)
l10n: fr.po v2.7.0 round 2 (2477t)

Jeff King (100):
introduce "extensions" form of core.repositoryformatversion
introduce "preciousObjects" repository extension
run-command: provide in_async query function
pkt-line: show packets in async processes as "sideband"
fast-import: switch crash-report date to iso8601
date: make "local" orthogonal to date format
git_connect: clear GIT_* environment for ssh
git_connect: clarify conn->use_shell flag
blame: handle --first-parent
transport: add a protocol-whitelist environment variable
submodule: allow only certain protocols for submodule fetches
show-branch: avoid segfault with --reflog of unborn branch
mailsplit: fix FILE* leak in split_maildir
archive-tar: fix minor indentation violation
fsck: don't fsck alternates for connectivity-only check
add xsnprintf helper function
add git_path_buf helper function
strbuf: make strbuf_complete_line more generic
add reentrant variants of sha1_to_hex and find_unique_abbrev
fsck: use strbuf to generate alternate directories
mailsplit: make PATH_MAX buffers dynamic
trace: use strbuf for quote_crnl output
progress: store throughput display in a strbuf
test-dump-cache-tree: avoid overflow of cache-tree name
compat/inet_ntop: fix off-by-one in inet_ntop4
convert trivial sprintf / strcpy calls to xsnprintf
archive-tar: use xsnprintf for trivial formatting
use xsnprintf for generating git object headers
find_short_object_filename: convert sprintf to xsnprintf
stop_progress_msg: convert sprintf to xsnprintf
compat/hstrerror: convert sprintf to snprintf
grep: use xsnprintf to format failure message
entry.c: convert strcpy to xsnprintf
add_packed_git: convert strcpy into xsnprintf
http-push: replace strcat with xsnprintf
receive-pack: convert strncpy to xsnprintf
replace trivial malloc + sprintf / strcpy calls with xstrfmt
config: use xstrfmt in normalize_value
fetch: replace static buffer with xstrfmt
use strip_suffix and xstrfmt to replace suffix
ref-filter: drop sprintf and strcpy calls
help: drop prepend function in favor of xstrfmt
mailmap: replace strcpy with xstrdup
read_branches_file: simplify string handling
read_remotes_file: simplify string handling
resolve_ref: use strbufs for internal buffers
upload-archive: convert sprintf to strbuf
remote-ext: simplify git pkt-line generation
http-push: use strbuf instead of fwrite_buffer
http-walker: store url in a strbuf
sha1_get_pack_name: use a strbuf
transport: refactor protocol whitelist code
react to errors in xdi_diff
xdiff: reject files larger than ~1GB
merge-file: enforce MAX_XDIFF_SIZE on incoming files
precompose_utf8: drop unused variable
probe_utf8_pathname_composition: use internal strbuf
init: use strbufs to store paths
apply: convert root string to strbuf
transport: use strbufs for status table "quickref" strings
merge-recursive: convert malloc / strcpy to strbuf
enter_repo: convert fixed-size buffers to strbufs
remove_leading_path: use a strbuf for internal storage
write_loose_object: convert to strbuf
diagnose_invalid_index_path: use strbuf to avoid strcpy/strcat
fetch-pack: use argv_array for index-pack / unpack-objects
http-push: use an argv_array for setup_revisions
stat_tracking_info: convert to argv_array
daemon: use cld->env_array when re-spawning
use sha1_to_hex_r() instead of strcpy
drop strcpy in favor of raw sha1_to_hex
color: add overflow checks for parsing colors
use alloc_ref rather than hand-allocating "struct ref"
avoid sprintf and strcpy with flex arrays
receive-pack: simplify keep_arg computation
help: clean up kfmclient munging
prefer memcpy to strcpy
color: add color_set helper for copying raw colors
notes: document length of fanout path with a constant
convert strncpy to memcpy
fsck: drop inode-sorting code
Makefile: drop D_INO_IN_DIRENT build knob
fsck: use for_each_loose_file_in_objdir
use strbuf_complete to conditionally append slash
name-rev: use strip_suffix to avoid magic numbers
t6031: move triple-rename test to t3030
t6031: generalize for recursive and resolve strategies
merge: detect delete/modechange conflict
add_submodule_odb: initialize alt_odb list earlier
merge-file: clamp exit code to maximum 127
http: use off_t to store partial file size
filter-branch: skip index read/write when possible
blame: fix object casting regression
ident: make xgetpwuid_self() a static local helper
ident: keep a flag for bogus default_email
ident: loosen getpwuid error in non-strict mode
ident: fix undefined variable when NO_IPV6 is set
revision.c: propagate tag names from pending array
symbolic-ref: propagate error code from create_symref()
t1401: test reflog creation for git-symbolic-ref

Jiang Xin (4):
l10n: git.pot: v2.7.0 round 1 (66 new, 29 removed)
l10n: zh_CN: for git v2.7.0 l10n round 1
l10n: git.pot: v2.7.0 round 2 (2 new, 2 removed)
l10n: zh_CN: for git v2.7.0 l10n round 2

Johannes Schindelin (13):
setup: fix "inside work tree" detection on case-insensitive filesystems
t5700: demonstrate a Windows file locking issue with `git clone --dissociate`
sha1_file: consolidate code to close a pack's file descriptor
gc: demonstrate failure with stale remote HEAD
sha1_file.c: add a function to release all packs
clone --dissociate: avoid locking pack files
pack-objects: do not get distracted by broken symrefs
imap-send: only use CURLOPT_LOGIN_OPTIONS if it is actually available
Squelch warning about an integer overflow
Silence GCC's "cast of pointer to integer of a different size" warning
t3404: "rebase -i" gets broken when insn sheet uses CR/LF line endings
test: facilitate debugging Git executables in tests with gdb
mingw: emulate write(2) that fails with a EPIPE

Johannes Sixt (10):
prune: close directory earlier during loose-object directory traversal
read_branches_file: plug a FILE* leak
compat/mingw.c: remove printf format warning
modernize t9300: single-quote placement and indentation
modernize t9300: use test_must_fail
modernize t9300: use test_must_be_empty
modernize t9300: wrap lines after &&
modernize t9300: use test_when_finished for clean-up
modernize t9300: mark here-doc words to ignore tab indentation
modernize t9300: move test preparations into test_expect_success

John Keeping (22):
Documentation/blame-options: don't list date formats
Documentation/config: don't list date formats
Documentation/git-for-each-ref: don't list date formats
Documentation/rev-list: don't list date formats
t6300: introduce test_date() helper
t6300: add test for "raw" date format
date: check for "local" before anything else
t6300: make UTC and local dates different
t6300: add tests for "-local" date formats
t7610: don't use test_config in a subshell
t5801: don't use test_when_finished in a subshell
test-lib-functions: support "test_config -C <dir> ..."
t7800: don't use test_config in a subshell
test-lib-functions: detect test_when_finished in subshell
interpret-trailers: allow running outside a repository
Makefile: fix MAKEFLAGS tests with multiple flags
rebase: support --no-autostash
Documentation/git-rebase: fix --no-autostash formatting
Documentation: fix section header mark-up
send-email: expand path in sendemail.smtpsslcertpath config
send-email: die if CA path doesn't exist
send-email: enable SSL level 1 debug output

Juerg Haefliger (1):
git-quiltimport: add commandline option --series <file>

Junio C Hamano (100):
rerere: fix an off-by-one non-bug
rerere: handle conflicts with multiple stage #1 entries
rerere: plug conflict ID leaks
rerere: lift PATH_MAX limitation
rerere: write out each record of MERGE_RR in one go
rerere: report autoupdated paths only after actually updating them
rerere: drop want_sp parameter from is_cmarker()
rerere: stop looping unnecessarily
rerere: do not leak mmfile[] for a path with multiple stage #1 entries
rerere: explain the rerere I/O abstraction
rerere: fix benign off-by-one non-bug and clarify code
rerere: explain MERGE_RR management helpers
rerere: explain the primary codepath
rerere: explain "rerere forget" codepath
rerere: explain the remainder
rerere: refactor "replay" part of do_plain_rerere()
rerere: further de-dent do_plain_rerere()
rerere: further clarify do_rerere_one_path()
rerere: call conflict-ids IDs
rerere: use "struct rerere_id" instead of "char *" for conflict ID
rerere: un-nest merge() further
prepare_packed_git(): refactor garbage reporting in pack directory
Makefile: allow $(ARFLAGS) specified from the command line
filter-branch: make report-progress more readable
fsck: exit with non-zero when problems are found
Git 2.3.10
Git 2.4.10
Git 2.5.4
Git 2.6.1
Start cycle toward 2.7
Second batch for 2.7
am -3: do not let failed merge from completing the error codepath
Documentation/gc: warn against --prune=<now>
Third batch for 2.7
Fourth batch for 2.7
Git 2.6.2
Fifth batch for 2.7
usage: do not insist that standard input must come from a file
mailinfo: remove a no-op call convert_to_utf8(it, "")
mailinfo: fold decode_header_bq() into decode_header()
mailinfo: fix an off-by-one error in the boundary stack
mailinfo: explicitly close file handle to the patch output
Sixth batch for 2.7
mailinfo: plug strbuf leak during continuation line handling
mailinfo: move handle_boundary() lower
mailinfo: move read_one_header_line() closer to its callers
mailinfo: move check_header() after the helpers it uses
mailinfo: move cleanup_space() before its users
mailinfo: move definition of MAX_HDR_PARSED closer to its use
mailinfo: get rid of function-local static states
mailinfo: do not let handle_body() touch global "line" directly
mailinfo: do not let handle_boundary() touch global "line" directly
mailinfo: do not let find_boundary() touch global "line" directly
mailinfo: move global "line" into mailinfo() function
mailinfo: introduce "struct mailinfo" to hold globals
mailinfo: move keep_subject & keep_non_patch_bracket to struct mailinfo
mailinfo: move global "FILE *fin, *fout" to struct mailinfo
mailinfo: move filter/header stage to struct mailinfo
mailinfo: move patch_lines to struct mailinfo
mailinfo: move add_message_id and message_id to struct mailinfo
mailinfo: move use_scissors and use_inbody_headers to struct mailinfo
mailinfo: move metainfo_charset to struct mailinfo
mailinfo: move check for metainfo_charset to convert_to_utf8()
mailinfo: move transfer_encoding to struct mailinfo
mailinfo: move charset to struct mailinfo
mailinfo: move cmitmsg and patchfile to struct mailinfo
mailinfo: move [ps]_hdr_data to struct mailinfo
mailinfo: move content/content_top to struct mailinfo
mailinfo: handle_commit_msg() shouldn't be called after finding patchbreak
mailinfo: keep the parsed log message in a strbuf
mailinfo: libify
mailinfo: handle charset conversion errors in the caller
am: make direct call to mailinfo
mailinfo: remove calls to exit() and die() deep in the callchain
Documentation/everyday: match undefline with the text
Documentation: match underline with the text
Documentation: match undefline with the text in old release notes
Documentation: AsciiDoc spells em-dash as double-dashes, not triple
add: simplify -u/-A without pathspec
Seventh batch for 2.7
rebase-i: work around Windows CRLF line endings
Eighth batch for 2.7
Ninth batch for 2.7
Tenth batch for 2.7
Git 2.6.3
Eleventh batch for 2.7
RelNotes update for 2.7
Prepare for 2.6.4
Git 2.6.4
Update release notes to 2.7
Git 2.7-rc0
Prepare for 2.6.5
Update release notes to 2.7
Update draft release notes to 2.6.5
Git 2.7-rc1
Update release notes to 2.7
Git 2.7-rc2
Git 2.7-rc3
Git 2.6.5
Git 2.7

Karthik Nayak (35):
t6302: for-each-ref tests for ref-filter APIs
tag: libify parse_opt_points_at()
ref-filter: implement '--points-at' option
for-each-ref: add '--points-at' option
ref-filter: add parse_opt_merge_filter()
ref-filter: implement '--merged' and '--no-merged' options
for-each-ref: add '--merged' and '--no-merged' options
parse-option: rename parse_opt_with_commit()
parse-options.h: add macros for '--contains' option
ref-filter: implement '--contains' option
for-each-ref: add '--contains' option
ref-filter: move `struct atom_value` to ref-filter.c
ref-filter: introduce ref_formatting_state and ref_formatting_stack
utf8: add function to align a string into given strbuf
ref-filter: introduce handler function for each atom
ref-filter: introduce match_atom_name()
ref-filter: implement an `align` atom
ref-filter: add option to filter out tags, branches and remotes
ref-filter: add support for %(contents:lines=X)
ref-filter: add support to sort by version
ref-filter: add option to match literal pattern
tag.c: use 'ref-filter' data structures
tag.c: use 'ref-filter' APIs
tag.c: implement '--format' option
tag.c: implement '--merged' and '--no-merged' options
branch: refactor width computation
branch: bump get_head_description() to the top
branch: roll show_detached HEAD into regular ref_list
branch: move 'current' check down to the presentation layer
branch: drop non-commit error reporting
branch.c: use 'ref-filter' data structures
branch.c: use 'ref-filter' APIs
branch: add '--points-at' option
tag.c: use the correct algorithm for the '--contains' option
ref-filter: fallback on alphabetical comparison

Lars Schneider (21):
git-p4: add config git-p4.pathEncoding
git-p4: improve path encoding verbose output
git-p4: use replacement character for non UTF-8 characters in paths
git-p4: add test case for "Translation of file content failed" error
git-p4: handle "Translation of file content failed"
git-p4: add optional type specifier to gitConfig reader
git-p4: add gitConfigInt reader
git-p4: return an empty list if a list config has no values
git-p4: add file streaming progress in verbose mode
git-p4: check free space during streaming
git-p4: add support for large file systems
git-p4: add Git LFS backend for large file system
git-p4: avoid "stat" command in t9815 git-p4-submit-fail
git-p4: skip t9819 test case on case insensitive file systems
git-p4: retry kill/cleanup operations in tests with timeout
git-p4: add p4d timeout in tests
git-p4: add trap to kill p4d on test exit
implement test_might_fail using a refactored test_must_fail
add "ok=sigpipe" to test_must_fail and use it to fix flaky tests
Add Travis CI support
git-p4: add option to keep empty commits

Lukas Fleischer (4):
config.txt: document the semantics of hideRefs with namespaces
upload-pack: strip refs before calling ref_is_hidden()
hideRefs: add support for matching full refs
t5509: add basic tests for hideRefs

Luke Diamand (7):
git-p4: failing test for ignoring invalid p4 labels
git-p4: do not terminate creating tag for unknown commit
git-p4: fix P4 label import for unprocessed commits
git-p4: add failing test for submit from detached head
git-p4: add option to system() to return subshell status
git-p4: work with a detached head
git-p4: failing test case for skipping changes with multiple depots

Matthieu Moy (12):
bisect: sanity check on terms
bisect: add 'git bisect terms' to view the current terms
bisect: allow setting any user-specified in 'git bisect start'
strtoul_ui: reject negative values
Documentation: use 'keyid' consistently, not 'key-id'
Documentation/grep: fix documentation of -O
Documentation: explain optional arguments better
t3203: test 'detached at' after checkout --detach
status: don't say 'HEAD detached at HEAD'
rebase-i: explicitly accept tab as separator in commands
rebase-i: loosen over-eager check_bad_cmd check
git-multimail: update to release 1.2.0

Max Kirillov (6):
submodule refactor: use strbuf_git_path_submodule() in add_submodule_odb()
path: implement common_dir handling in git_pathdup_submodule()
blame: fix option name in error message
blame: test to describe use of blame --reverse --first-parent
blame: extract find_single_final
blame: allow blame --reverse --first-parent when it makes sense

Michael Haggerty (4):
pack_if_possible_fn(): use ref_type() instead of is_per_worktree_ref()
refname_is_safe(): improve docstring
refs/refs-internal.h: new header file
refs: split filesystem-based refs code into a new file

Michael J Gruber (2):
t2026: rename worktree prune test
Documentation/diff: give --word-diff-regex=. example

Michael Rappazzo (5):
worktree: add top-level worktree.c
worktree: refactor find_linked_symref function
worktree: add a function to get worktree details
worktree: add details to the worktree struct
worktree: add 'list' command

Mike Crowe (3):
push: add recurseSubmodules config option
push: test that --recurse-submodules on command line overrides config
push: follow the "last one wins" convention for --recurse-submodules

Namhyung Kim (1):
stash: allow "stash show" diff output configurable

Nguyán ThÃi Ngác Duy (12):
path.c: delete an extra space
gc: save log from daemonized gc --auto and print it next time
dir.c: make last_exclude_matching_from_list() run til the end
dir.c: don't exclude whole dir prematurely if neg pattern may match
t0002: add test for enter_repo(), non-strict mode
enter_repo: avoid duplicating logic, use is_git_directory() instead
enter_repo: allow .git files in strict mode
clone: allow --local from a linked checkout
clone: better error when --reference is a linked checkout
ls-remote.txt: delete unsupported option
mailinfo: fix passing wrong address to git_mailinfo_config
git-check-ref-format.txt: typo, s/avoids/avoid/

Noam Postavsky (1):
credential-cache: new option to ignore sighup

Pat Thoyts (1):
remote-http(s): support SOCKS proxies

Peter Krefting (4):
gitk: sv.po: Update Swedish translation (311t)
l10n: sv.po: Update Swedish translation (2477t0f0u)
l10n: sv: Fix bad translation
l10n: sv.po: Update Swedish translation (2477t0f0u)

Rainer M. Canavan (1):
configure.ac: use $LIBS not $CFLAGS when testing -lpthread

Ralf Thielow (4):
am, credential-cache: add angle brackets to usage string
push: don't mark options of recurse-submodules for translation
l10n: de.po: improve some translations
l10n: de.po: translate 68 new messages

Ramsay Jones (1):
http: fix some printf format warnings

Ray Donnelly (1):
test-path-utils.c: remove incorrect assumption

Remi Pommarel (3):
Makefile: link libcurl before zlib
Makefile: make curl-config path configurable
configure.ac: detect ssl need with libcurl

Renee Margaret McConahy (1):
am: configure gpg at startup

Renà Scharfe (17):
use pop_commit() for consuming the first entry of a struct commit_list
t7060: add test for status --branch on a detached HEAD
wt-status: exit early using goto in wt_shortstatus_print_tracking()
wt-status: avoid building bogus branch name with detached HEAD
wt-status: don't skip a magical number of characters blindly
wt-status: use skip_prefix() to get rid of magic string length constants
show-branch: use argv_array for default arguments
run-command: factor out child_process_clear()
daemon: plug memory leak
parse-options: deduplicate parse_options_usage() calls
parse-options: inline parse_options_usage() at its only remaining caller
parse-options: allow -h as a short option
t1450: add tests for NUL in headers of commits and tags
fsck: treat a NUL in a tag header as an error
show-ref: stop using PARSE_OPT_NO_INTERNAL_HELP
wt-status: correct and simplify check for detached HEAD

Ronnie Sahlberg (2):
verify_refname_available(): rename function
verify_refname_available(): new function

SZEDER GÃbor (8):
bash prompt: test dirty index and worktree while on an orphan branch
bash prompt: remove a redundant 'git diff' option
bash prompt: indicate dirty index even on orphan branches
filter-branch: deal with object name vs. pathname ambiguity in tree-filter
Make error message after failing commit_lock_file() less confusing
completion: remove 'git column' from porcelain commands
completion: fix completing unstuck email alias arguments
credential-store: don't pass strerror to die_errno()

Sam Hocevar (2):
git-p4: support multiple depot paths in p4 submit
git-p4: reduce number of server queries for fetches

Sidhant Sharma (1):
worktree: usage: denote <branch> as optional with 'add'

Stefan Agner (1):
git-send-email.perl: Fixed sending of many/huge changes/patches

Stefan Beller (5):
submodule: rewrite `module_list` shell function in C
submodule: rewrite `module_name` shell function in C
submodule: rewrite `module_clone` shell function in C
submodule-config: "goto" removal in parse_config()
document submodule sync --recursive

Stefan Naewe (1):
revision.c: fix possible null pointer arithmetic

Stephan Beyer (2):
t5561: get rid of racy appending to logfile
t/perf: make runner work even if Git is not installed

Takashi Iwai (4):
pager: don't use unsafe functions in signal handlers
gitk: Update msgid's for menu items with accelerator
gitk: Add accelerators to Japanese locale
gitk: Add accelerator to German locale

Techlive Zheng (7):
contrib/subtree: Clean and refactor test code
contrib/subtree: Add test for missing subtree
contrib/subtree: Add tests for subtree add
contrib/subtree: Add merge tests
contrib/subtree: Add split tests
contrib/subtree: Make each test self-contained
contrib/subtree: Handle '--prefix' argument with a slash appended

Tobias Klauser (8):
connect: fix typo in result string of prot_name()
Documentation/interpret-trailers: Grammar fix
strbuf: make stripspace() part of strbuf
stripspace: use parse-options for command-line parsing
credential-cache--daemon: remove unused #include "sigchain.h"
diff: remove unused #include "sigchain.h"
read-cache: remove unused #include "sigchain.h"
shallow: remove unused #include "sigchain.h"

Torsten BÃgershausen (1):
t0027: improve test for not-normalized files

Trán Ngác QuÃn (2):
Updated Vietnamese translation
l10n: vi.po: Updated translation (2477t)

Waldek Maleska (1):
Correct fscanf formatting string for I64u values

Xue Fuqiao (2):
Documentation: fix header markup
user-manual: fix the description of fast-forward

YOKOTA Hiroshi (16):
gitk: Color name update
gitk: Re-sync line number in Japanese message catalogue
gitk: Update Japanese message catalog
gitk: Translate more to Japanese catalog
gitk: Translate Japanese catalog
gitk: Fix wrong translation
gitk: Update Japanese translation
gitk: Fix translation around copyright sign
gitk: Update Japanese translation
gitk: Update fuzzy messages
gitk: Change last translator line
gitk: Update year
gitk: Remove unused line
gitk: Improve translation message
gitk: Update "Language:" header
gitk: Update revision date in Japanese PO file

brian m. carlson (15):
sha1_file: introduce has_object_file helper.
Convert struct ref to use object_id.
add_sought_entry_mem: convert to struct object_id
parse_fetch: convert to use struct object_id
get_remote_heads: convert to struct object_id
push_refs_with_export: convert to struct object_id
ref_newer: convert to use struct object_id
object: introduce get_object_hash macro.
Add several uses of get_object_hash.
Convert struct object to object_id
Remove get_object_hash.
remote: convert functions to struct object_id
sha1_file.c: introduce a null_oid constant
format-patch: add an option to suppress commit hash
format-patch: check that header line has expected format

Ãlie Bouttier (1):
l10n: fr.po: Fix typo

Documentation: make environment variable formatting more consistent

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