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  • v0.99.8f
    c9ed27b9 · GIT 0.99.8f ·
    GIT 0.99.8f
  • v0.99.8e
    c99ec048 · GIT 0.99.8e ·
    GIT 0.99.8e
  • v0.99.8d
    a2239b79 · GIT v0.99.8d ·
    GIT 0.99.8d
  • v0.99.8c
    32e49d5d · GIT 0.99.8c ·
    GIT 0.99.8c
    Contains the following fixes since 0.99.8b:
    Jonas Fonseca:
          Fix usage of carets in git-rev-parse(1)
    Junio C Hamano:
          Give proper prototype to gitstrcasestr.
          Make sure 'make install' does not have to rebuild templates.
          git-tag: update usage string and documentation.
    Kai Ruemmler:
          s/checkout-cache/checkout-index/g for Documentation/git-ls-files.txt
          teach git-status about spaces in filenames
          ignore new git-diff index header when computing patch ids
    Paolo 'Blaisorblade' Giarrusso:
          Fix git-verify-tag for light-weight tags
    Robert Fitzsimons:
          Fix wrong filename listing bug in git-ls-tree.
  • v0.99.8b
    8b1f8d04 · GIT 0.99.8b ·
    GIT 0.99.8b
  • v0.99.8a
    e1d04f8a · GIT 0.99.8a ·
    GIT 0.99.8a
  • v0.99.8
    91dd674e · GIT 0.99.8 ·
    GIT 0.99.8
  • v0.99.7d
    d5bc7eec · GIT v0.99.7d ·
    GIT v0.99.7d
    Contains the following changes:
     - Fix show-branch output that named commits incorrectly.
     - Fix git-grep -e not passing -e to underlying grep.
  • v0.99.7c
    00d8bbd3 · GIT 0.99.7c ·
    GIT 0.99.7c
    Contains the following post-0.99.7b fixes:
     - rsh.c string termination fix by H. Peter Anvin
     - further fetch fixes by Sergey Vlasov
     - diff-tree documentation by Robert Watson.
     - 'git diff --cached' synonymous to 'git diff --cached HEAD'.
     - licensing status clarification.
    Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
  • v0.99.7b
    990f856a · GIT 0.99.7b ·
    GIT 0.99.7b
    Contains the following post-0.99.7a fixes:
     - commit walker performance fix, mostly during walking commits in a
       downloaded packfile, thanks to Sergey Vlasov.
     - squelch unnecessary alarming error message from fetch and clone over
       rsync transport, when remote repository does not borrow anything from
       other repositories.
     - documentation was not rebuilt before installation, noticed by Randal L
     - fetching of objects over http transport got a bit safer.
  • v0.99.7a
    GIT v0.99.7a
    Contains the following post-0.99.7 fixes:
     - strcasestr compatibility replacement
     - git checkout error message fix
     - not installing symlinks for things we do not install
     - git-init-db template copy fix
     - show-branch in corrupt repository fix
     - not requiring Python 2.4
  • v0.99.7
    72713283 · GIT 0.99.7 ·
    GIT v0.99.7
  • v0.99.6
    99977bd5 · GIT 0.99.6 ·
    GIT v0.99.6
  • v0.99.5
    GIT v0.99.5
    Many changes all over:
     - pulling from packed repository.
     - cvsimport.
     - documentation coverage.
     - usability.
     - terminology clarification.
     - hooks for updates and commits.
     - updated gitk.
     - multi-head push, fetch, pull, octopus merge.
     - faster merge-base.
     - git from subdirectories.
     - build procedure cleanups.
    Brad Roberts:
      fix null TZ problems on os/x
    Chris Wright:
      Make tools use DESTDIR as well (otherwise rpm build is broken).
    Daniel Barkalow:
      Fix parallel pull dependancy tracking.
      Also parse objects we already have
      Add function to read an index file from an arbitrary filename.
      Support packs in local-pull
    Greg Louis:
      use it's and its correctly in documentation
    David K?gedal:
      Fixed two bugs in git-cvsimport-script.
    James Bottomley:
      fix git-checkout-cache segfault on parisc
    Jason Riedy:
      Spell __attribute__ correctly in cache.h.
    Johannes Schindelin:
      Add "--sign" option to git-format-patch-script
      Make git-format-patch's signoff option more consistent
      When copying or renaming, keep the mode, please
      Also handle CVS branches with a '/' in their name
      Add GIT glossary
      Assorted changes to glossary
      Add Makefile target glossary.html
      Updates to glossary
    Josef Weidendorfer:
      Fixed/Extended example for update hook
    Junio C Hamano:
      Start preparing for 0.99.5
      merge-base.c: pathological case fix.
      String comparison of test is done with '=', not '=='.
      Clean generated deb files.
      Update unpack-objects usage and documentation.
      fetch-pack: start multi-head pulling.
      Clean generated files a bit more, to cope with Debian build droppings.
      Make tools/ directory first-class citizen.
      Adjust binary packaging to dest=>DESTDIR change.
      Fix debianization: mark git-tk architecture neutral.
      Add --signoff and --verify option to git commit.
      Add SubmittingPatches
      Documentation updates.
      Alternate object pool mechanism updates.
      Add cheap local clone '-s' flag to git-clone-script
      Add git-show-branches-script
      Show which branch you are on in git-status output.
      Keep excellent tutorial for using topic branches by Tony Luck
      Audit rev-parse users.
      clean up git script
      Add documentation for git repack and git-prune-packed.
      Tentative fix to git-commit-script
      Fix local pull that uses packs.
      Reformat git-show-branches-script documentation.
      Add a bit more links to the commands to the main git(7) page.
      git-format-patch fixes.
      Use LF and allow comments in objects/info/alternates file.
      Teach applymbox to keep the Subject: line.
      Add --symbolic flag to git-rev-parse.
      Pass options to underlying git-rev-list from show-branches.
      git-commit: pass explicit path to git-diff-files.
      Fix git-commit without paths.
      Make sure alternates are carried over from the original repository.
      Make rebase script saner.
      Stupid typo fix for git rebase.
      Link the glossary document from the main manual.
      Also make git-rebase-script stricter about dirty working tree.
      Fix __attribute__ changes.
      Allow file removal when "git commit --all" is used.
      Add commit hook and make the verification customizable.
      Add hooks to tools/git-applypatch.
      Call prune-packed from "git prune" as well.
      Make sample pre-commit hook output Emacs friendly.
      git-resolve: dying is good, not showing help is bad.
      Create objects/info/ directory in init-db.
      sha1_name: do not accept .git/refs/snap/.
      Fix "git-diff-script A B"
      Add a new extended SHA1 syntax <name>~<num>
      Add 'git show-branch'.
      Clean-up output from  "git show-branch" and document it.
      Introduce "reset type" flag to "git reset"
      Add placeholders for missing documents.
      Update git-diff-script.
      Tutorial updates.
      Try to find the optimum merge base while resolving.
      Link the tutorial from the main document.
      Generate pack info file after repack.
      Rationalize output selection in rev-parse.
      Audit rev-parse users again.
      Start adding the $GIT_DIR/remotes/ support.
      Multi-head fetch.
      Retire git-parse-remote.
      Infamous 'octopus merge'
      Make "git pull" and "git fetch" default to origin
      Use .git/remote/origin, not .git/branches/origin.
      "git fetch --force".
      Use git-octopus when pulling more than one heads.
      Allow "+remote:local" refspec to cause --force when fetching.
      Support +<src>:<dst> format in push as well.
      Documentation: multi-head fetch.
      Update tutorial to describe shared repository style a bit more.
      Fix markup minimally to get man pages built.
    Kalle Valo:
      Change git-branch to list branches
    Kris Shannon:
      Be consistent in naming of remote heads
    Linus Torvalds:
      Speed up git-merge-base a lot
      Make sure git-resolve-script always works on commits
      Make get_sha1_basic() more careful
      Make "git diff" work inside relative subdirectories
      Fix test failure due to overly strict .git directory tests
      Improve handling of "." and ".." in git-diff-*
      Export relative path handling "prefix_path()" function
      Make git-update-cache take relative pathnames
      git-applymbox: verify that index is clean
      Make "git-ls-files" work in subdirectories
      git-ls-files: generalized pathspecs
      Fix git-rev-parse --default and --flags handling
      Make "git-rev-list" work within subdirectories
      Fix silly pathspec bug in git-ls-files
    Marco Costalba:
      Let git-format-patch-script write on stdout
      Fix git-format-patch-script to handle empty messages
      Fix git-commit-script to output on stderr when -v fails
    Martin Langhoff:
      Add -k kill keyword expansion option to git-cvsimport - revised
      Add merge detection to git-cvsimport
      git-cvsimport - remove hardcoded reference to origin
    Matt Draisey:
      Make do_each_ref() follow symlinks.
    Matthias Urlichs:
      Debian packaging fixes.
      Debianization updates
      cvsgit fixes: spaces in filenames and CVS server dialog woes
    Paul Mackerras:
      Refine the update heuristic to improve responsiveness a bit.
      Add graft support.
      Allow graph lines to jump through hyperspace.
      Use the --parents flag to git-rev-list.
      Fix a bug where commits with no children weren't marked as on-screen.
      Save the maxwidth setting in the ~/.gitk file.
      Added re-read refs command, and display all refs.
      Display the contents of a tag when the user clicks on it.
    Pavel Roskin:
      Missing test_done
      Need to set PAGER in tests
      Trapping exit in tests, using return for errors
      Trapping exit in tests, using return for errors: further fixes.
      Make CFLAGS overridable from make command line.
      Fix "prefix" mixup in git-rev-list
    Petr Baudis:
      Use $DESTDIR instead of $dest
      Unify Makefile indentation
    Ryan Anderson:
      Add some simple howtos, culled from the mailing list.
    Sergey Vlasov:
      git-rev-list: avoid crash on broken repository
    Tony Luck:
      updates for Documentation/howto/using-topic-branches.txt
      Fix git-checkout-script exit status
    Yasushi SHOJI:
      plug memory leak in diff.c::diff_free_filepair()
      Run Ispell through git.txt
      possible memory leak in diff.c::diff_free_filepair()
  • v0.99.4
    bf570303 · GIT 0.99.4. ·
    GIT v0.99.4
    Thanks a lot to everybody who sent in usability enhancements and
    Updates since v0.99.3:
     - HTTP transport can pull from a packed repository.
     - RPM and Debian packages are hopefully usable out of the box.
     - Read-only operations on read-only repository should work better.
     - Commit and tag takes the message from the command line with -m.
     - Shortlog does not show things in reverse anymore.
     - Many commands now natively know SHA1 expressions (e.g. HEAD^^2).
     - Push can update remote refs that have different names from local.
     - Comes with the latest gitk.
     - A new command "git revert"
     - A bulk e-mailer (not installed by default).
     - Hopefully less leaky and less buggy.
  • v0.99.3
    541ad6e2 · GIT 0.99.3 ·
    GIT v0.99.3
  • v0.99.2
    2779fad6 · Name it 0.99.2 ·
    Wooops.  I tagged a wrong version.  This is the 0.99.2
  • v0.99.1
    The snail-paced race towards 1.0 is on!
  • v0.99
    Test-release for wider distribution.
    I'll make the first public RPM's etc, thus the tag.