Announcement: TortoiseGit released

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Sven Strickroth

Aug 2, 2015, 7:48:41 PM8/2/15

we're pround to announce TortoiseGit

We thank all bug reporters, testers and translators for their help!

You can check for updates using the settings or the about dialog - or
you can download the release here:

Google is shutting down GoogleCode
* The automatic updater will stop working for TortoiseGit older than
* We're still in the middle of our migration. The following URLs will
always point to the current locations:
* Website:
* Download:
* Manual:
* Issue tracker:

Changes since (release notes excerpt):
== Features ==
* Fixed issue #2245: Make the meaning of "Squash" clearer
* Fixed issue #2488: BrowseRefsDlg: Option to hide nested branches
* Fixed issue #2490: BrowseRefsDlg: Allow to configure tracked branches
* Fixed issue #2469: Support reviewing merge commits (git show merge-
* Add full support for Git for Windows 2.x and windows-wide system
config (
* Fixed issue #2232: Change Show Log to display all lines of multiline
commit comments in the message column
* Fixed issue #1930: Navigate directly to a commit in "Show log" by
pasting its hash
* Fixed issue #2280: Ability to use Msys2 git instead of Git for
Check out the manual (keyword "Msys2 git") regarding Msys2 Git
support and configuration hints. Please note that Msys2 Git is not
officially supported by TortoiseGit as the developers only use Git
for Windows. Bug reports, however, are welcome.
* Fixed issue #1003: Show Log does not remember the from-date
(configurable now)
* Fixed issue #1793: Fetch&Rebase: Launch rebase only if the branch
isn't up to date
* Fixed issue #1886: Fetch&Rebase should allow automatic branch update
if FF
* Fixed issue #836: CommitDlg: Do not auto-select files which are
deleted in file system, but are not deleted in the index (optional)
* Fixed issue #2513: TortoiseGitUDiff: Add keyboard shortcuts

== Bug Fixes ==
* Fixed issue #2495: "Show Reflog" dialog shows empty action for
"push" entries
* Fixed issue #2500: Amend with date reset causes an error with git 2.x
* Fixed issue #2507: Support keyboard shortcuts in yes/no prompts
* Fixed issue #2496: LogDlg: Controls may overlap on screen resolution
* Fixed issue #2153: Log window resize should expand commit list
* Fixed issue #2509: Prompt for stash before rebase is not matched
with pop stash after rebase
* Fixed issue #2510: Non-correctly visualized settings dialog on
modern high-DPI displays
* Fixed issue #2514: diff uses wrong tool in case the filename matches
an extension for which a special diff tool is registerd
* Fixed issue #2487: Show log dialog lose focus of "working dir
changes" after content refresh
* Fixed issue #2517: Submodule Update dialog cannot be re-sized
* Fixed issue #2504: Problems with MS Outlook and generated emails
* Optimized TortoiseGitBlame to be used with high contrast themes and
black background colors
* Fixed issue #2529: The status of files which are not checked should
be the same in the index after commit. Unchecked deleted/renamed
files were not put into previous state in index after commit
* Fixed issue #2537: TortoiseGitPlink will not connect to OpenSSH 6.9
Upgraded TortoiseGitPlink to version 0.65
* Shell(Extended): Fix mismatch of directory and file status; Only
staged changes were considered for the calculation of the overlay
icons of directories.
* Fixed issue #2546: Location bar in TortoiseGitMerge missing
* Fixed issue #2545: Incorrect TortiseGitMerge behavior when ignore
comments is on
* Fixed issue #2544: LogDlg giving inconsistent results with rename
and merge files with follow renames
* Fixed issue #2479: TortoiseGit does not work in hard link folder

Best regards,
Sven Strickroth
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