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Junio C Hamano  committed 8c7a786

Git 1.8.0

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>

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File Documentation/RelNotes/1.8.0.txt

 Backward compatibility notes
 ----------------------------
 
-In the next major release, we will change the behavior of the "git
-push" command.  When "git push [$there]" does not say what to push, we
-have used the traditional "matching" semantics so far (all your branches were
-sent to the remote as long as there already are branches of the same
-name over there).  We will now use the "simple" semantics, that pushes the
-current branch to the branch with the same name only when the current
+In the next major release (not *this* one), we will change the
+behavior of the "git push" command.
+
+When "git push [$there]" does not say what to push, we have used the
+traditional "matching" semantics so far (all your branches were sent
+to the remote as long as there already are branches of the same name
+over there).  We will use the "simple" semantics that pushes the
+current branch to the branch with the same name, only when the current
 branch is set to integrate with that remote branch.  There is a user
 preference configuration variable "push.default" to change this, and
 "git push" will warn about the upcoming change until you set this
-variable.
+variable in this release.
 
 "git branch --set-upstream" is deprecated and may be removed in a
 relatively distant future.  "git branch [-u|--set-upstream-to]" has
 
  * When "git am" sanitizes the "Subject:" line, we strip the prefix from
    "Re: subject" and also from a less common "re: subject", but left
-   the even less common "RE: subject" intact. We strip that now, too.
+   the even less common "RE: subject" intact.  Now we strip that too.
 
  * It was tempting to say "git branch --set-upstream origin/master",
    but that tells Git to arrange the local branch "origin/master" to
  * "git grep" learned to use a non-standard pattern type by default if
    a configuration variable tells it to.
 
+ * Accumulated updates to "git gui" has been merged.
+
  * "git log -g" learned the "--grep-reflog=<pattern>" option to limit
    its output to commits with a reflog message that matches the given
    pattern.
    encountering a conflict during "p4 submit".
 
 
-Performance, Internal Implementation, etc. (please report possible regressions)
+Performance, Internal Implementation, etc.
 
  * Git ships with a fall-back regexp implementation for platforms with
    buggy regexp library, but it was easy for people to keep using their

File Documentation/git.txt

 branch of the `git.git` repository.
 Documentation for older releases are available here:
 
+* link:v1.8.0/git.html[documentation for release 1.8.0]
+
+* release notes for
+  link:RelNotes/1.8.0.txt[1.8.0],
+
 * link:v1.7.12.4/git.html[documentation for release 1.7.12.4]
 
 * release notes for

File GIT-VERSION-GEN

 #!/bin/sh
 
 GVF=GIT-VERSION-FILE
-DEF_VER=v1.8.0-rc3
+DEF_VER=v1.8.0
 
 LF='
 '