EGit/New and Noteworthy/0.10
EGit now supports Pull for branches which are configured to track remote branches. When local branches are created based on a remote tracking branch EGit will automatically establish a tracking relationship.
EGit now supports Rebase with options to abort, skip, and continue when rebase finds conflicts .
When conflicts are detected during rebase the following dialog presents the options how to proceed
EGit now supports Cherry-pick
EGit now supports a visual merge tool to better support resolving conflicts detected during merge, rebase or cherry-pick
Local changes in changeset mode
EGit shows current working tree and index status in changeset.
Those two nodes will only appears when "Include local uncommited changes in comparison" option was selected in synchronization dialog and when there are any staged or locally made changes.
EGit now supports HTTP basic and digest authentication. This helps users sitting behind firewalls
which often block
User credentials can be optionally stored in the Eclipse Secure Store.
Repositories View Improvements
Drag and Drop Support
The repositories view now supports drag and drop. You can drag a folder or a list of folders from the file system into the Repositories View. If the folders are a valid Git repository or a direct parent of a .git folder, they will be added as a repository to the view.
Support for References
The Repositories View now displays References like HEAD, FETCH_HEAD and provides corresponding checkout and create branch menu actions.
Auto-wrapping Commit Messages
The EGit commit dialog can now auto-wrap the commit message.
PDE Build Fetch Factory
In the org.eclipse.egit.fetchfactory plug-in TODO
103 EGit Bugs have been closed since 0.9