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GIT v1.6.2.4 Release Notes

Fixes since v1.6.2.3

* The configuration parser had a buffer overflow while parsing an overlong

* pruning reflog entries that are unreachable from the tip of the ref
  during "git reflog prune" (hence "git gc") was very inefficient.

* "git-add -p" lacked a way to say "q"uit to refuse staging any hunks for
  the remaining paths.  You had to say "d" and then ^C.

* "git-checkout <tree-ish> <submodule>" did not update the index entry at
  the named path; it now does.

* "git-fast-export" choked when seeing a tag that does not point at commit.

* "git init" segfaulted when given an overlong template location via
  the --template= option.

* "git-ls-tree" and "git-diff-tree" used a pathspec correctly when
  deciding to descend into a subdirectory but they did not match the
  individual paths correctly.  This caused pathspecs "abc/d ab" to match
  "abc/0" ("abc/d" made them decide to descend into the directory "abc/",
  and then "ab" incorrectly matched "abc/0" when it shouldn't).

* "git-merge-recursive" was broken when a submodule entry was involved in
  a criss-cross merge situation.

Many small documentation updates are included as well.

exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=$(git describe maint)
git shortlog --no-merges $O..maint