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

git-{gz,bz2} (source tarball)
git-htmldocs-{gz,bz2} (preformatted docs)
git-manpages-{gz,bz2} (preformatted docs)

The RPM binary packages for a few architectures are found in:

RPMS/$arch/git-*-$arch.rpm (RPM)

Git v1.7.4.3 Release Notes

Fixes since v1.7.4.2

* "git apply" used to confuse lines updated by previous hunks as lines
that existed before when applying a hunk, contributing misapplication
of patches with offsets.

* "git branch --track" (and "git checkout --track --branch") used to
allow setting up a random non-branch that does not make sense to follow
as the "upstream". The command correctly diagnoses it as an error.

* "git checkout $other_branch" silently removed untracked symbolic links
in the working tree that are in the way in order to check out paths
under it from the named branch.

* "git cvsimport" did not bail out immediately when the cvs server cannot
be reached, spewing unnecessary error messages that complain about the
server response that it never got.

* "git diff --quiet" did not work very well with the "--diff-filter"

* "git grep -n" lacked a long-hand synonym --line-number.

* "git stash apply" reported the result of its operation by running
"git status" from the top-level of the working tree; it should (and
now does) run it from the user's working directory.

And other minor fixes and documentation updates.


Changes since v1.7.4.2 are as follows:

Alex Riesen (1):
HOME must be set before calling git-init when creating test repositories

Carlos Martín Nieto (1):
Documentation/config.txt: make truth value of numbers more explicit

Clemens Buchacher (1):
do not overwrite untracked symlinks

Fabian Keil (1):
git-cvsimport.perl: Bail out right away when reading from the server fails

Jeff King (1):
docs: fix filter-branch subdir example for exotic repo names

Joe Ratterman (1):
grep: Add the option '--line-number'

Johan Herland (1):
branch/checkout --track: Ensure that upstream branch is indeed a branch

Johannes Sixt (3):
Demonstrate breakage: checkout overwrites untracked symlink with directory
stash: fix incorrect quoting in cleanup of temporary files
stash: copy the index using --index-output instead of cp -p

Junio C Hamano (9):
checkout: fix bug with ambiguous refs
apply: do not patch lines that were already patched
apply -v: show offset count when patch did not apply exactly
diff --quiet: disable optimization when --diff-filter=X is used
doc: technical details about the index file format
t8001: check the exit status of the command being tested
parse-remote: typofix
Doc: mention --delta-base-offset is the default for Porcelain commands

Maxin john (1):
contrib/thunderbird-patch-inline: do not require bash to run the script

Michael J Gruber (2):
git-bisect.txt: streamline run presentation
git-bisect.txt: example for bisecting with hot-fix

Michael Witten (3):
git tag documentation grammar fixes and readability updates
Typos: t/README
strbuf.h: remove a tad stale docs-in-comment and reference api-doc instead

Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy (1):
doc: technical details about the index file format

Piotr Krukowiecki (2):
git stash: show status relative to current directory
Add test: git stash shows status relative to current dir

Stephen Boyd (2):
parse-remote: replace unnecessary sed invocation
git-pack-objects.txt: fix grammatical errors

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