* "git init" now autodetects the case sensitivity of the filesystem and
sets core.ignorecase accordingly.
+* cpio is no longer used; neither "curl" binary (libcurl is still used).
* Many freestanding documentation pages have been converted and made
All of the fixes in v1.5.5 maintenance series are included in
this release, unless otherwise noted.
-echo O=`git describe refs/heads/master`
-git shortlog --no-merges $O..refs/heads/master ^refs/heads/maint
+And there are too numerous small fixes to otherwise note here ;-)