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JGit/New and Noteworthy/5.9


New Features

  • JGit 5.9.0 supports git repositories using git index version 4. In version 4 entry path names are prefix-compressed relative to the path name for the previous entry which reduces the size of the git index and improves performance.

Other Changes

The complete list of new features and bug fixes is available in the release notes.


The following 12 developers worked on this release:

David Ostrovsky, David Pursehouse, Demetr Starshov, Jonathan Nieder, Marc Strapetz, Marco Miller, Masaya Suzuki, Matthias Sohn, Minh Thai, Terry Parker, Thomas Wolf, Yunjie Li

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