EGit/New and Noteworthy/2.2
Note that 2.2 is not yet released, please install from the Nightly Update Site to use these features.
Add files to .gitignore in Staging view
For an untracked file, the Staging view now has a Ignore action in the context menu. This will add the file to .gitignore.
Staging view honors label decoration preferences
For example, when the label decorations are configured to not show any text decorations, but instead use an icon for the "dirty" state (bug 390297):