Junio C Hamano  committed bbff2dc

GIT 1.5.4-rc2

Although everybody was quiet during the Christmas holiday, it's been
a week since -rc1, so here is -rc2.

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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File Documentation/RelNotes-1.5.4.txt

  * "git diff" Porcelain now respects diff.external configuration, which
    is another way to specify GIT_EXTERNAL_DIFF.
+ * "git diff" can be told to use different prefixes other than
+   "a/" and "b/" e.g. "git diff --src-prefix=l/ --dst-prefix=k/".
+ * "git diff" sometimes did not quote paths with funny
+   characters properly.
+ * "git log" (and any revision traversal commands) misbehaved
+   when --diff-filter is given but was not asked to actually
+   produce diff.
  * HTTP proxy can be specified per remote repository using
    remote.*.httpproxy configuration, or global http.proxy configuration
  * "git commit --amend" can amend a merge that does not change the tree
    from its first parent.
+ * "git commit" used to unconditionally strip comment lines that
+   began with '#' and removed excess blank lines.  This
+   behaviour has been made configurable.
  * "git commit" has been rewritten in C.
  * "git stash random-text" does not create a new stash anymore.  It was
    reasonable usability fix and people's scripts shouldn't have been
    relying on the exact output from "git show" Porcelain anyway.
+ * "git cvsimport" did not notice errors from underlying "cvsps"
+   and produced a corrupt import silently.
  * "git cvsexportcommit" learned -w option to specify and switch to the
    CVS working directory.
 exec >/var/tmp/1
 echo O=`git describe refs/heads/master`
 git shortlog --no-merges $O..refs/heads/master ^refs/heads/maint