git-flow AVH Edition 1.7.0

We are pleased to announce the release of git-flow AVH Edition 1.7.0

git-flow AVH Edition is a collection of git extensions to provide
high-level repository operations for Vincent Driessen’s branching
The AVH Edition adds more functionality to the original git-flow[1] and
several of the internal commands have been rewritten to speed up the

The release tar-ball and zip file can be found at:

git-flow AVH Edition is compatible with the following systems:
Mac OS X

Installation instructions for these systems can be found at:

git-flow AVH Edition 1.7.0 Release Notes

  • Refactor the gitflow override flag functions.

  • Shortcut for finish, delete, and publish commands.
    Introduce the following new commands:

  • git flow finish

  • git flow delete

  • git flow publish

    These commands will perform the action on the branch that’s currently

  • No branch is needed for the following function:

  • git flow feature publish/finish/delete

  • git flow release publish/finish/delete

  • git flow hotfix publish/finish/delete

  • Remove base configuration when deleting a feature/hotfix/release

  • Help text for certain commands is wrong.

  • Bugfix: Invalid function call.

  • Bugfix: No make installer fails

  • Support branches are no longer marked as experimental.

  • Fix sanity check for release track command.

  • Fix feature pull.
    The pull request fails when there’s no local branch with the same
    name as the remote branch.

  • Option for global hooks and filters directory.
    This is only for hooks and filters related to git-flow, not the
    standard git hooks.

[1] The original set of extensions have not been updated since 2012 and
    the last release was done in 2010

Peter van der Does wrote on 16 Nov 2013