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    Subject[ANNOUNCE] GIT 1.5.3.5
    Date
    The latest maintenance release GIT 1.5.3.5 is available at the
    usual places:

    http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/

    git-1.5.3.5.tar.{gz,bz2} (tarball)
    git-htmldocs-1.5.3.5.tar.{gz,bz2} (preformatted docs)
    git-manpages-1.5.3.5.tar.{gz,bz2} (preformatted docs)
    RPMS/$arch/git-*-1.5.3.5-1.$arch.rpm (RPM)

    There are many fixes including a handful bugs that led to
    segfaults.

    ----------------------------------------------------------------
    GIT v1.5.3.5 Release Notes
    ==========================

    Fixes since v1.5.3.4
    --------------------

    * Comes with git-gui 0.8.4.

    * "git-config" silently ignored options after --list; now it will
    error out with a usage message.

    * "git-config --file" failed if the argument used a relative path
    as it changed directories before opening the file.

    * "git-config --file" now displays a proper error message if it
    cannot read the file specified on the command line.

    * "git-config", "git-diff", "git-apply" failed if run from a
    subdirectory with relative GIT_DIR and GIT_WORK_TREE set.

    * "git-blame" crashed if run during a merge conflict.

    * "git-add -i" did not handle single line hunks correctly.

    * "git-rebase -i" and "git-stash apply" failed if external diff
    drivers were used for one or more files in a commit. They now
    avoid calling the external diff drivers.

    * "git-log --follow" did not work unless diff generation (e.g. -p)
    was also requested.

    * "git-log --follow -B" did not work at all. Fixed.

    * "git-log -M -B" did not correctly handle cases of very large files
    being renamed and replaced by very small files in the same commit.

    * "git-log" printed extra newlines between commits when a diff
    was generated internally (e.g. -S or --follow) but not displayed.

    * "git-push" error message is more helpful when pushing to a
    repository with no matching refs and none specified.

    * "git-push" now respects + (force push) on wildcard refspecs,
    matching the behavior of git-fetch.

    * "git-filter-branch" now updates the working directory when it
    has finished filtering the current branch.

    * "git-instaweb" no longer fails on Mac OS X.

    * "git-cvsexportcommit" didn't always create new parent directories
    before trying to create new child directories. Fixed.

    * "git-fetch" printed a scary (but bogus) error message while
    fetching a tag that pointed to a tree or blob. The error did
    not impact correctness, only user perception. The bogus error
    is no longer printed.

    * "git-ls-files --ignored" did not properly descend into non-ignored
    directories that themselves contained ignored files if d_type
    was not supported by the filesystem. This bug impacted systems
    such as AFS. Fixed.

    * Git segfaulted when reading an invalid .gitattributes file. Fixed.

    * post-receive-email example hook fixed was fixed for
    non-fast-forward updates.

    * Documentation updates for supported (but previously undocumented)
    options of "git-archive" and "git-reflog".

    * "make clean" no longer deletes the configure script that ships
    with the git tarball, making multiple architecture builds easier.

    * "git-remote show origin" spewed a warning message from Perl
    when no remote is defined for the current branch via
    branch.<name>.remote configuration settings.

    * Building with NO_PERL_MAKEMAKER excessively rebuilt contents
    of perl/ subdirectory by rewriting perl.mak.

    * http.sslVerify configuration settings were not used in scripted
    Porcelains.

    * "git-add" leaked a bit of memory while scanning for files to add.

    * A few workarounds to squelch false warnings from recent gcc have
    been added.

    * "git-send-pack $remote frotz" segfaulted when there is nothing
    named 'frotz' on the local end.

    * "git-rebase -interactive" did not handle its "--strategy" option
    properly.


    ----------------------------------------------------------------

    Changes since v1.5.3.4 are as follows:

    Alex Bennee (1):
    Ensure we add directories in the correct order

    Alex Riesen (1):
    Fix generation of perl/perl.mak

    Andrew Clausen (1):
    helpful error message when send-pack finds no refs in common.

    Aurelien Bompard (1):
    honor the http.sslVerify option in shell scripts

    Benoit Sigoure (1):
    Fix a small memory leak in builtin-add

    Bj旦rn Steinbrink (3):
    Fix --strategy parsing in git-rebase--interactive.sh
    git-rebase--interactive.sh: Don't pass a strategy to git-cherry-pick.
    git-rebase--interactive.sh: Make 3-way merge strategies work for -p.

    Brian Gernhardt (1):
    cvsserver: Use exit 1 instead of die when req_Root fails.

    Frank Lichtenheld (1):
    git-config: don't silently ignore options after --list

    Gerrit Pape (2):
    git-config: handle --file option with relative pathname properly
    git-config: print error message if the config file cannot be read

    Jean-Luc Herren (2):
    git add -i: Fix parsing of abbreviated hunk headers
    git add -i: Remove unused variables

    Jeff King (1):
    send-pack: respect '+' on wildcard refspecs

    Joakim Tjernlund (1):
    Improve receive-pack error message about funny ref creation

    Johannes Schindelin (5):
    clear_commit_marks(): avoid deep recursion
    rebase -i: use diff plumbing instead of porcelain
    Fix setup_git_directory_gently() with relative GIT_DIR & GIT_WORK_TREE
    fix filter-branch documentation
    filter-branch: update current branch when rewritten

    Julian Phillips (1):
    fast-import: Fix argument order to die in file_change_m

    Junio C Hamano (8):
    git-remote: fix "Use of uninitialized value in string ne"
    sha1_file.c: avoid gcc signed overflow warnings
    merge-recursive.c: mrtree in merge() is not used before set
    RelNotes-1.5.3.5: describe recent fixes
    Prevent send-pack from segfaulting (backport from 'master')
    git-merge: document but discourage the historical syntax
    Update GIT 1.5.3.5 Release Notes
    GIT 1.5.3.5

    Lars Hjemli (1):
    Make merge-recursive honor diff.renamelimit

    Linus Torvalds (6):
    Fix embarrassing "git log --follow" bug
    Clean up "git log" format with DIFF_FORMAT_NO_OUTPUT
    git-blame shouldn't crash if run in an unmerged tree
    Avoid scary errors about tagged trees/blobs during git-fetch
    Fix directory scanner to correctly ignore files without d_type
    Fix diffcore-break total breakage

    Mathias Megyei (1):
    Do not remove distributed configure script

    Michael W. Olson (1):
    Documentation/git-cvsexportcommit.txt: s/mgs/msg/ in example

    Michele Ballabio (2):
    git-reflog: document --verbose
    git-archive: document --exec

    Nicolas Pitre (1):
    cherry-pick/revert: more compact user direction message

    Patrick Welche (1):
    Define NI_MAXSERV if not defined by operating system

    Ralf Wildenhues (1):
    gitk.txt: Fix markup.

    Robert Schiele (1):
    fixing output of non-fast-forward output of post-receive-email

    Sergei Organov (1):
    core-tutorial: Use new syntax for git-merge.

    Shawn O. Pearce (17):
    git-gui: Display message box when we cannot find git in $PATH
    git-gui: Handle starting on mapped shares under Cygwin
    git-gui: Ensure .git/info/exclude is honored in Cygwin workdirs
    git-gui: Allow gitk to be started on Cygwin with native Tcl/Tk
    git-gui: Don't crash when starting gitk from a browser session
    Whip post 1.5.3.4 maintenance series into shape.
    Correct typos in release notes for 1.5.3.5
    Avoid 'expr index' on Mac OS X as it isn't supported
    Document additional 1.5.3.5 fixes in release notes
    Yet more 1.5.3.5 fixes mentioned in release notes
    Avoid invoking diff drivers during git-stash
    Further 1.5.3.5 fixes described in release notes
    Paper bag fix diff invocation in 'git stash show'
    git-gui: Correctly report failures from git-write-tree
    git-gui: Handle progress bars from newer gits
    git-gui: Don't display CR within console windows
    Describe more 1.5.3.5 fixes in release notes

    Simon Sasburg (1):
    git-gui: Avoid using bold text in entire gui for some fonts

    Steffen Prohaska (2):
    git-gui: accept versions containing text annotations, like 1.5.3.mingw.1
    attr: fix segfault in gitattributes parsing code

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