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EGit/New and Noteworthy/3.4

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Revision as of 17:57, 1 June 2014 by (Talk | contribs) (Usability)



  • Add ability to edit a commit directly from the history view.
  • Add ability to reword a commit directly from the history view.
  • Enable creating a new git repository in a non-empty folder
  • Honor "branch.<name>.mergeoptions" to set merge defaults
  • Add a flag in the create stash dialog to allow including untracked changes in a stash
  • Enable staging view for submodule repositories
  • Add compare mode to CompareTreeView
  • Provide extensibility for suggesting branch names


  • Fix Package Explorer text colors on dark theme
  • Interactive Rebase View: Action buttons toggle
  • Provide an option to fetch from Gerrit without checking out the branch
  • Provide "Show in History" in toolbar of commit viewer
  • Store the commit message edited in staging view on Eclipse shutdown
  • Allow to disable logical model from preferences
  • Use more space-efficient labels on commits with multiple tags in history view
  • Warn when switching branches and a launch is running for the repo
  • Show dialog if there are uncommitted changes on pull with rebase strategy
  • Show first line of commit message in editor tooltip of commit viewer
  • Double click on commit in interactive rebase view opens Commit Viewer
  • Offer to reset to a reflog entry via the context menu in reflog view
  • Enable "Push to Upstream" when default remote has push spec
  • Pre-fill branch name of upstream config if available in "Push Branch" dialog
  • Allow to move multiple commits simultaneously in interactive rebase view
  • Open workspace version from context menu of the compare editor
  • Check for uncommitted changes before rewording commits.
  • Check for uncommitted changes before squashing commits.
  • Don't ask for merge mode per default when opening merge tool
  • Allow canceling the commit operation after save-during-commit
  • Sort refs in the 'Switch To' menu in natural order

Performance Improvements

  • Only fetch when synchronizing with remote-tracking branch
  • Only sample the progress when computing the compare tree view
  • Accelerate calculation of content of CompareTreeView.

Build and Release Engineering

  • Update Luna target platform to Orbit release R20140525021250
  • Update build to use Tycho 0.20.0
  • Add script to create EGit release

Bug Fixes

72 Bugs and 14 enhancement requests were closed


The following zz developers worked on this release:

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