Bug#637840: pu: package git/1:188.8.131.52-3
tag 637840 + moreinfo
On Sun, 2011-08-14 at 19:33 -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> 1. Upstream's maint-1.7.2 branch gets very few changes, but there have
> been a few since 184.108.40.206 was released:
Thanks for working on this, and apologies for not getting back to you
> - fix off-by-one bug that makes git read past the end of a buffer
> when extracting the first line from an empty commit message (and
> include an extra line when the first line is blank)
It's annoying how many different places that particular task was
performed in. :-/ (I realise one of the points of the change is to
consolidate the functionality).
Also, revert-* is a confusing name for patches. It took me a short
while to realise that they were patches to "git revert", not reversions
of other patches. Maybe that's just me though. :-)
> - fast-import: accept no-op "feature notes" command for frontends
> use to declare they require an importer able to write notes.
> Of those, the fast-import change probably seems iffy (since it does
> not fix a critical bug) but I would prefer to include it to match
I did think "hmmm" at this change, yeah. Am I correct that the current
behaviour is that the import simply fails, and leaves the tree in an
> 3. git-daemon-run.postrm purge: always terminate logging process more
> aggressively so the logging user can be removed and the package
> purged when a connection is active (also thanks to dkg, Bug#627314).
What's the effect on the process using the connection when it's forcibly
terminated? Lost log data?