[ANNOUNCE] git-filter-repo v2.26.0 (Was: Re: [ANNOUNCE] Git v2.26.0)
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2020-03-24 01:05:23 UTC
Hi,

On Sun, Mar 22, 2020 at 6:12 PM Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> wrote:
>
> The latest feature release Git v2.26.0 is now available at the
> usual places.  It is comprised of 504 non-merge commits since
> v2.25.0, contributed by 64 people, 12 of which are new faces.

The latest release of git-filter-repo, v2.26.0, is also now available.  It
is comprised of 16 non-merge commits since v2.25.0, including a change from
a new contributor.

The public repo is at

    https://github.com/newren/git-filter-repo

The tarballs can be found at:

    https://github.com/newren/git-filter-repo/releases

git-filter-repo can also be installed via pip[1] or a variety of
package managers across Windows, Mac OS, or Linux (and maybe
others)[2].

New contributors whose contributions weren't in v2.25.0 are as follows.
Welcome to the git-filter-repo development community!

  Sirio Balmelli

[1] https://github.com/newren/git-filter-repo/blob/master/INSTALL.md#installation-via-pip
[2] https://github.com/newren/git-filter-repo/blob/master/INSTALL.md#installation-via-package-manager

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git-filter-repo 2.26 Release Notes
==================================

(Note: Additional information is available for many release notes at
    https://github.com/newren/git-filter-repo/issues/<NUMBER>)

* Fixes:
  * fix cache of file renames and myriad problems with subdirectories
    that had the same filenames as parent directories (#53)
  * handle typechange modifications when first parent is pruned (#61)
  * avoid dying when using --analyze with --refs (#65)
  * permit trailing slash for --[to-]subdirectory-filter argument
  * use more expensive prunability checks when needed (#64)
  * relax the definition of freshly packed (#38)

* Performance:
  * multiple performance improvements for --analyze (#52)

* contrib scripts:
  * fix lint-history to avoid dying when we get file deletions (#51)
  * point people to an issue where they can find more linting examples (#45)

* Miscellaneous:
  * Installation improvement (#55)
  * Various documentation improvements


Changes since v2.25.0 are as follows:

Elijah Newren (15):
      filter-repo: permit trailing slash for --[to-]subdirectory-filter argument
      git-filter-repo.txt: fix nested bullets to render correctly
      Contributing.md: start with git guidelines, then mention exceptions
      filter-repo (README): link to upstream docs
      filter-repo (README): streamline prerequisite wording a little bit
      lint-history: avoid dying when we get file deletions
      filter-repo: avoid repeatedly translating the same string with --analyze
      filter-repo: accelerate is_ancestor() for --analyze mode
      filter-repo: fix cache of file renames
      lint-history: point people to issue with more linting examples
      filter-repo: avoid dying with --analyze on commits with unseen parents
      filter-repo: relax the definition of freshly packed
      filter-repo: use more expensive prunability checks when needed
      filter-repo: handle typechange modifications when first parent is pruned
      t9390: add missing '&&' in command chain

Sirio Balmelli (1):
      setup.py: test for FileExistsError on symlink