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Date:	Sun, 30 Sep 2012 01:38:12 -0700
From:	Junio C Hamano <>
Cc:	Linux Kernel <>
Subject: [ANNOUNCE] Git v1.7.12.2

The latest maintenance release Git v1.7.12.2 is now available at
the usual places.

The release tarballs are found at:

and their SHA-1 checksums are:

277b759139ddb62c6935da37de8a483e2c234a97  git-
5722156394c7478b2339a1d87aa894bc4d2f5d6b  git-htmldocs-
8cf6fd255e83226b4abcdcd68dcf315c1995fd92  git-manpages-

Also the following public repositories all have a copy of the v1.7.12.2
tag and the maint branch that the tag points at:

  url = git://
  url =
  url = git://
  url = git://
  url =

Git Release Notes

Fixes since v1.7.12.1

 * When "git am" is fed an input that has multiple "Content-type: ..."
   header, it did not grok charset= attribute correctly.

 * Even during a conflicted merge, "git blame $path" always meant to
   blame uncommitted changes to the "working tree" version; make it
   more useful by showing cleanly merged parts as coming from the other
   branch that is being merged.

 * "git blame MAKEFILE" run in a history that has "Makefile" but not
   "MAKEFILE" should say "No such file MAKEFILE in HEAD", but got
   confused on a case insensitive filesystem and failed to do so.

 * "git fetch --all", when passed "--no-tags", did not honor the
   "--no-tags" option while fetching from individual remotes (the same
   issue existed with "--tags", but combination "--all --tags" makes
   much less sense than "--all --no-tags").

 * "git log/diff/format-patch --stat" showed the "N line(s) added"
   comment in user's locale and caused careless submitters to send
   patches with such a line in them to projects whose project language
   is not their language, mildly irritating others. Localization to
   the line has been disabled for now.

 * "git log --all-match --grep=A --grep=B" ought to show commits that
   mention both A and B, but when these three options are used with
   --author or --committer, it showed commits that mention either A or
   B (or both) instead.

 * The subcommand to remove the definition of a remote in "git remote"
   was named "rm" even though all other subcommands were spelled out.
   Introduce "git remote remove" to remove confusion, and keep "rm" as
   a backward compatible synonym.

Also contains a handful of documentation updates.


Changes since v1.7.12.1 are as follows:

Dan Johnson (1):
      fetch --all: pass --tags/--no-tags through to each remote

David Gould (1):
      run-command.c: fix broken list iteration in clear_child_for_cleanup

Felipe Contreras (1):
      completion: fix shell expansion of items

Jeff King (4):
      argv-array: add pop function
      argv-array: fix bogus cast when freeing array
      fetch: use argv_array instead of hand-building arrays
      Revert "completion: fix shell expansion of items"

Jens Lehmann (1):
      submodule: use argv_array instead of hand-building arrays

Jeremy White (1):
      Documentation: describe subject more precisely

Jonathan "Duke" Leto (1):
      Improve the description of GIT_PS1_SHOWUPSTREAM

Junio C Hamano (11):
      mailinfo: strip "RE: " prefix
      blame $path: avoid getting fooled by case insensitive filesystems
      blame: allow "blame file" in the middle of a conflicted merge
      grep: teach --debug option to dump the parse tree
      log --grep/--author: honor --all-match honored for multiple --grep patterns
      log: document use of multiple commit limiting options
      grep.c: mark private file-scope symbols as static
      mailinfo: do not concatenate charset= attribute values from mime headers
      grep.c: make two symbols really file-scope static this time
      Start preparation for

Michael J Gruber (6):
      grep: show --debug output only once
      t7810-grep: bring log --grep tests in common form
      t7810-grep: test multiple --grep with and without --all-match
      t7810-grep: test multiple --author with --all-match
      t7810-grep: test interaction of multiple --grep and --author options
      t7810-grep: test --all-match with multiple --grep and --author options

Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy (3):
      remote: prefer subcommand name 'remove' to 'rm'
      doc: move rev-list option -<n> from git-log.txt to rev-list-options.txt
      Revert diffstat back to English

Ralf Thielow (1):
      l10n: de.po: correct translation of a 'rebase' message

Stefan Naewe (1):
      ls-remote: document the '--get-url' option

Stephen Boyd (1):
      Documentation: Document signature showing options

Thynson (2):
      l10n: Unify the translation for '(un)expected'
      l10n: Improve many translation for zh_CN

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