Git 1.7.8.rc2

A release candidate Git 1.7.8.rc2 is available for testing.

Since rc0, we killed all known regressions. Because there won’t be any
more new feature merged until the 1.7.8 final, it is a good time for the
coolest kids on the block to start using the upcoming release before
others do.

The release tarballs are found at:

and their SHA-1 checksums are:

Also the following public repositories all have a copy of the v1.7.8.rc2
tag and the master branch that the tag points at:

url = git://
url =
url = git://
url = git://
url =
Changes since v1.7.8-rc1 are as follows:

Felipe Contreras (1):
      remote: fix remote set-url usage

Jeff King (1):
      docs: don't mention --quiet or --exit-code in git-log(1)

Junio C Hamano (5):
      remote: fix set-branches usage
      docs: Update install-doc-quick
      Update draft release notes to 1.7.8
      Git 1.7.8-rc2

Liu Yuan (1):
      mktree: fix a memory leak in write_tree()

SZEDER Gábor (1):
      completion: don't leak variable from the prompt into environment

Junio C Hamano wrote on 12 Nov 2011


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