[ANNOUNCE] tig-2.5.8
Thomas Koutcher
2023-02-05 18:38:24 UTC

I am pleased to announce Tig version 2.5.8 which brings some improvements
and bugfixes. See the release notes below for a detailed list of changes.

What is Tig?

Tig is an ncurses-based text-mode interface for git. It functions mainly
as a Git repository browser, but can also assist in staging changes for
commit at chunk level and act as a pager for output from various Git

  - Homepage:https://jonas.github.io/tig/
  - Manual:https://jonas.github.io/tig/doc/manual.html
  - Tarballs:https://github.com/jonas/tig/releases
  - Gitter:https://gitter.im/jonas/tig
  - Q&A:https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/tig

Release notes


  - Update utf8proc to v2.8.0, supporting Unicode 15.
  - Support editing from the pager and the log (-p) views. (#1243)
  - Adjust build for native Apple Silicon.
  - Autoscroll the pager view while loading. (#1223)
  - Automatically show next diff in the status view. (#413, #469)
  - Replace `Unknown` author with `Not Committed Yet`.
  - Allow use of regular expressions for coloring. (#1249)
  - Add support for option word-diff-regex. (#1252)
  - Include original blob name in temporary filename. (#1254)

Bug fixes:

  - Use %(file_old) for old filename in the blame view. (#1226)
  - Correctly report which version of libncurses was linked. (#1240, #1241)
  - Fix stage view closing when holding the ] key. (#1245)
  - Make tests work from a path with symlinks.
  - Fix encoding of very long lines. (#1227)
  - Fix diffstat color for tig log -p.
  - Clean IO before closing a view or quitting.

Thanks to everyone who contributed (in alphabetical order): Alex Daily,
alice, Mahmoud Al-Qudsi, Sebastian Gniazdowski, Thomas Koutcher.

Thomas Koutcher