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EGit/New and Noteworthy/3.1

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Revision as of 11:41, 24 September 2013 by (Talk | contribs) (EGit Features)

EGit Features

  • Allow incremental project set import
  • Support Mylyn links in History View, Staging View and Commit Dialog


  • History View now follows renames by default
  • Add option for --no-commit in merge dialog


  • Allow user to configure decoration of ignored resources
  • Ask whether to remove/delete repository when pressing delete in repositories view.
  • Make "Delete Repository..." in Repositories View more explicit


  • Only show Gerrit menu entries when Gerrit is configured for a repository
  • Cleanup ordering of Git menus
  • Improve usability of "Create New Tag" dialog
  • Enable restrained synchronization
  • Use the same code for all comparison actions, making sure that a comparison launches a synchronization instead when there is more than a single resource to compare (either when the user selected more than one resource or when the selected resource is part of a larger logical model).
  • Show Gerrit icon in Repositories View for repositories configured for Gerrit


  • Offer to create local branch when attempting to check out remote-tracking branch


  • Include annotated tags with "Show All Branches and Tags" in History View

Staging View

  • Move commit-related buttons to "Commit Message" section of Staging View.
  • Add file filtering to the Staging View toolbar
  • Add presentation options (list, tree, compact tree) to Staging View
  • Show rebase buttons if rebase is in progress

GitHub Connector Features

- no new features in this release

Performance Improvements

  • Auto share multiple projects in single job
  • Fix inefficient implementation of GitScopeOperation
  • Improve performance of hyperlink detection in History View

Build and Release Engineering

  • Update build to use Tycho 0.18
  • Update target platform to use Jetty 7.6.11
  • Update to Orbit Kepler SR1 release R20130827064939
  • Update build to use CBI jarsigner plugin

Bug Fixes

48 Bugs and 6 enhancement requests were closed


The following 10 developers worked on this release:

Andrew Gvozdev, Christian Georgi, Laurent Goubet, Marc-Andre Laperle, Matthias Sohn, Mikaël Barbero, Robin Rosenberg, Robin Stocker, Stephen Elsemore, Tomasz Zarna

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