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1 Git 2.24 Release Notes
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3
4 Updates since v2.23
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6
7 Backward compatibility note
8
9 * (no entry yet so far)
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12 UI, Workflows & Features
13
14 * (no entry yet so far)
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17 Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
18
19 * The code to write commit-graph over given commit object names has
20 been made a bit more robust.
21
22 * The first line of verbose output from each test piece now carries
23 the test name and number to help scanning with eyeballs.
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26 Fixes since v2.23
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28
29 * "git grep --recurse-submodules" that looks at the working tree
30 files looked at the contents in the index in submodules, instead of
31 files in the working tree.
32 (merge 6a289d45c0 mt/grep-submodules-working-tree later to maint).
33
34 * Codepaths to walk tree objects have been audited for integer
35 overflows and hardened.
36 (merge 5aa02f9868 jk/tree-walk-overflow later to maint).
37
38 * "git pack-refs" can lose refs that are created while running, which
39 is getting corrected.
40 (merge a613d4f817 sc/pack-refs-deletion-racefix later to maint).
41
42 * "git checkout" and "git restore" to re-populate the index from a
43 tree-ish (typically HEAD) did not work correctly for a path that
44 was removed and then added again with the intent-to-add bit, when
45 the corresponding working tree file was empty. This has been
46 corrected.
47
48 * Compilation fix.
49 (merge 70597e8386 rs/nedalloc-fixlets later to maint).
50
51 * Other code cleanup, docfix, build fix, etc.
52 (merge d1387d3895 en/fast-import-merge-doc later to maint).