JGit/New and Noteworthy/5.5
- Support the HashKnownHosts configuration (see the SSH config file documentation).
- Support configurable server key verification allowing clients to substitute their own database of known hosts keys instead of the default file-based mechanism.
- Allow setting a null ssh config to permanently switch off handling of the ~/.ssh/config file.
The complete list of new features and bug fixes is available in the release notes.
The following 18 developers worked on this release:
Alex Spradlin, Anton Khodos, Dave Borowitz, David Ostrovsky, David Pursehouse, David Turner, Han-Wen Nienhuys, Ivan Frade, Jonathan Nieder, Jonathan Tan, Marco Miller, Masaya Suzuki, Matthias Sohn, Michael Keppler, Nail Samatov, Pavel Flaška, René Scheibe, Thomas Wolf