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JGit/New and Noteworthy/3.5



  • Added parser and credentials provider for .netrc files
  • RebaseCommand support for option --preserve-merges
  • CommitCommand support for committing merges during rebase
  • Pull with rebase now supports option --preserve-merges
  • CherryPickCommand support for option --no-commit
  • Enhance BranchConfig API to expose branch.* options
  • RepoCommand
    • Allow projects without path attribute in manifest
    • Handle repo manifest file without default remote
    • Support remote aliases in repo manifest
    • Support non-default remotes in project tag
    • Add support to <include> tag in repo manifest xml

Command Line

  • Merge command support for option -m
  • Use credentials from .netrc if available

Performance Improvements

  • Process most in-core merges without local temp files
  • Small performance optimization for ignore rules matcher

Build and Release Engineering

  • Updated Maven plugins used in build to latest versions
  • Enable NLS / TranslationBundle to be used in OSGi

Bug Fixes

15 Bugs and 3 enhancement requests were closed


The following 22 developers worked on this release of JGit:

Alexey Kuznetsov, Andrey Loskutov, Anton Bannykh, Axel Richard, Christian Halstrick, Dani Megert, Dave Borowitz, Hugo Arès, Kevin Sawicki, Konrad Kügler, Laurent Goubet, Maik Schreiber, Marc Strapetz, Matthias Sohn, Roberto Tyley, Robin Rosenberg, Robin Stocker, Rüdiger Herrmann, Saša Živkov, Shawn Pearce, Yi EungJun, Yuxuan 'fishy' Wang

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