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

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


    GIT v1.5.4.4 Release Notes

    Fixes since v1.5.4.3

    * Building and installing with an overtight umask such as 077 made
    installed templates unreadable by others, while the rest of the install
    are done in a way that is friendly to umask 022.

    * "git cvsexportcommit -w $cvsdir" misbehaved when GIT_DIR is set to a
    relative directory.

    * "git http-push" had an invalid memory access that could lead it to

    * When "git rebase -i" gave control back to the user for a commit that is
    marked to be edited, it just said "modify it with commit --amend",
    without saying what to do to continue after modifying it. Give an
    explicit instruction to run "rebase --continue" to be more helpful.

    * "git send-email" in issued a bogus empty In-Reply-To: header.

    * "git bisect" showed mysterious "won't bisect on seeked tree" error message.
    This was leftover from Cogito days to prevent "bisect" starting from a
    cg-seeked state. We still keep the Cogito safety, but running "git bisect
    start" when another bisect was in effect will clean up and start over.

    * "git push" with an explicit PATH to receive-pack did not quite work if
    receive-pack was not on usual PATH. We earlier fixed the same issue
    with "git fetch" and upload-pack, but somehow forgot to do so in the
    other direction.

    * git-gui's info dialog was not displayed correctly when the user tries
    to commit nothing (i.e. without staging anything).

    * "git revert" did not properly fail when attempting to run with a
    dirty index.

    * "git merge --no-commit --no-ff <other>" incorrectly made commits.

    * "git merge --squash --no-ff <other>", which is a nonsense combination
    of options, was not rejected.

    * "git ls-remote" and "git remote show" against an empty repository
    failed, instead of just giving an empty result (regression).

    * "git fast-import" did not handle a renamed path whose name needs to be
    quoted, due to a bug in unquote_c_style() function.

    * "git cvsexportcommit" was confused when multiple files with the same
    basename needed to be pushed out in the same commit.

    * "git daemon" did not send early errors to syslog.

    * "git log --merge" did not work well with --left-right option.

    * "git svn" promprted for client cert password every time it accessed the

    * The reset command in "git fast-import" data stream was documented to
    end with an optional LF, but it actually required one.

    * "git svn dcommit/rebase" did not honor --rewrite-root option.

    Also included are a handful documentation updates.


    Changes since v1.5.4.3 are as follows:

    Adeodato Simó (1):
    Really make the LF after reset in fast-import optional

    Björn Steinbrink (1):
    receive-pack: Initialize PATH to include exec-dir.

    Brandon Casey (1):
    builtin-reflog.c: don't install new reflog on write failure

    Bryan Donlan (1):
    Documentation/git-am.txt: Pass -r in the example invocation of rm -f .dotest

    Caio Marcelo de Oliveira Filho (1):
    filter-branch documentation: non-zero exit status in command abort the filter

    Carl Worth (1):
    Eliminate confusing "won't bisect on seeked tree" failure

    Daniel Barkalow (3):
    Use a single implementation and API for copy_file()
    Don't use GIT_CONFIG in t5505-remote
    Correct name of diff_flush() in API documentation

    Gerrit Pape (2):
    templates/Makefile: don't depend on local umask setting better handling of combined --squash,--no-ff,--no-commit options

    Jay Soffian (2):
    rev-parse: fix potential bus error with --parseopt option spec handling
    send-email: fix In-Reply-To regression

    Jeff King (1):
    revert: actually check for a dirty index

    Johan Herland (2):
    Add testcase for 'git cvsexportcommit -w $cvsdir ...' with relative $GIT_DIR
    Fix 'git cvsexportcommit -w $cvsdir ...' when used with relative $GIT_DIR

    Johannes Schindelin (4):
    http-push: avoid invalid memory accesses
    http-push: do not get confused by submodules
    http-push: avoid a needless goto
    cvsexportcommit: be graceful when "cvs status" reorders the arguments

    Johannes Sixt (2):
    daemon: send more error messages to the syslog
    daemon: ensure that base-path is an existing directory

    John Goerzen (1):
    Fix dcommit, rebase when rewriteRoot is in use

    Jonathan del Strother (1):
    Prompt to continue when editing during rebase --interactive

    Junio C Hamano (6):
    Fix "git log --merge --left-right"
    Start preparing for
    tests: introduce test_must_fail
    Update draft release notes for
    test-lib: fix TERM to dumb for test repeatability

    Matthieu Moy (1):
    Fix incorrect wording in git-merge.txt.

    Mike Hommey (2):
    Set proxy override with http_init()
    Fix random crashes in http_cleanup()

    Mike Ralphson (1):
    Documentation cherry-pick: Fix cut-and-paste error

    Miklos Vajna (2):
    Documentation/git-filter-branch: add a new msg-filter example
    Documentation/git svn log: add a note about timezones.

    Pierre Habouzit (1):
    unquote_c_style: fix off-by-one.

    Ping Yin (1):
    git-submodule: Fix typo 'url' which should be '$url'

    Rémi Vanicat (1):
    git.el: find the git-status buffer whatever its name is

    Santi Béjar (1):
    ident.c: reword error message when the user name cannot be determined

    Sebastian Noack (1):
    git-svn: Don't prompt for client cert password everytime.

    Shawn O. Pearce (6):
    Ensure 'make dist' compiles git-archive.exe on Cygwin
    Protect peel_ref fallback case from NULL parse_object result
    Correct fast-export file mode strings to match fast-import standard
    git-gui: Paper bag fix info dialog when no files are staged at commit
    Fix 'git remote show' regression on empty repository in 1.5.4
    git-gui: Gracefully fall back to if msgfmt --tcl fails

    Steven Drake (1):
    timezone_names[]: fixed the tz offset for New Zealand.

    Uwe Kleine-König (1):
    config.txt: refer to --upload-pack and --receive-pack instead of --exec

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