rely on being able to parse "ls-files -s | while read a b c..."
started to fail. Protect them from such a misconfiguration.
+ * The attribute system may be asked for a path that itself or its
+ leading directories no longer exists in the working tree, and it is
+ fine if we cannot open .gitattribute file in such a case. Failure
+ to open per-directory .gitattributes with error status other than
+ ENOENT and ENOTDIR should be diagnosed, but it wasn't.
* After "gitk" showed the contents of a tag, neither "Reread
references" nor "Reload" did not update what is shown as the
contents of it, when the user overwrote the tag with "git tag -f".
* "ciabot" script (in contrib/) has been updated with extensive
+ * "git-jump" script (in contrib/) did not work well when
+ diff.noprefix or diff.mnemonicprefix is in effect.
* Older parts of the documentation described as if having a regular
file in .git/refs/ hierarchy were the only way to have branches and
tags, which is not true for quite some time.
branch name is a parameter to the option, but the heading for the
option description was "-B::", not "-B branch::", making the
+Also contains numerous documentation updates.