TortoiseGit 2.8 is coming down the stretch: Please help testing!

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Sven Strickroth

Feb 6, 2019, 5:36:27 PM2/6/19

the next stable release of TortoiseGit is in the making, please help
testing our latest preview release!

You can download our preview releases here:

Please also consider helping our translation teams:

Changes since 2.7:
== Features ==
* Update libgit to 2.19.0 based on Git for Windows sources
* Fixed issue #2591: Enable accent coloring for search term matches in
log messages
* LogDlg: Allow to use more complex search expressions, see
* Fixed issue #3279: Browse References -> lacks capability to double
click an item (now opens log by default)
* Update Scintilla to 4.1.2
* Fixed issue #3277: Start of rebase process doesn't show log tab by
* Fixed issue #3273: Show more information (beginning of commit
subject) about commit parents in context menus
* Fixed issue #3272: Revision Graph does not show the option to
checkout a remote branch
* Added the option to store hook configurations within the repository
(/.tgitconfig) in order to share it with other developers
* Fixed issue #3154: Decorate bare repository's folder with a Git icon
* Update apr to 1.6.5
* Update libgit2
* Fixed issue #3304: Double click on stash list item does nothing, show
log instead
* Fixed issue #3305: Stash Changes/Save, then allow Stash Apply
* TGitCache: Speed up scanning of folders with lots of unversioned
* Rebase: Document start, abort and finish in reflog
* Update editorconfig to 0.12.4
* Fixed issue #3295: TortoiseGitPlink does not work with Git protocol
ver. 2
* Fixed issue #3290: Improve "Status/Check for modifications"
* Fixed issue #3228: Rebase: Add full support for empty commits (e.g.,
commits which become empty during conflict resolution)
* Fixed issue #3189: Show progress bar when resolving lots of conflicts
* Fixed issue #3318: More accurate git-svn detection
* Fixed issue #1770: Add support for changelists

== Bug Fixes ==
* Fixed issue #3250: GitWCRev: IsGitItem return true for item that had
never been committed
* Fixed issue #3251: GitWCRev.GetWCInfo COM object ignores file path
(parameter 1)
GitWCRev not honours the passed path and calculates the
HasModifications/UnversionedFiles status according to the passed path
* Fixed issue #3261: Review/Apply single patch does not work anymore if
patch does not apply cleanly
* Fixed issue #2541: Patches created from "Create patch file" in diff
view/TortoiseGitMerge has invalid filepath
* CommitDlg: commit.template did not honor "~/"
* Fixed issue #3281: TortoiseGitUDiff preferences page clips out text
in Russian translation
* Fixed issue #3284: BrowseRefsDlg: Cannot compare annotated tag to
working tree (libgit2 returned the requested type does not match the
type in ODB)
* Modified files, Revert, and Resolve dialogs did show all staged files
regardless of selection
The Commit dialog still shows all staged files, this is by design and
required for commit to work properly (e.g., that no files get lost in
a merge commit).
* Fixed issue #3264: Remove tag can leave an empty folder in refs/tags
* Fixed issue #3297: Missing URI-encode of %BUGID%-part by call of
issue tracker URL
* Fixed issue #3307: Abort Merge on a single file always results in a
parameter error message
* Fixed issue #3269: Git Command Progress window blank, hanging on
commit (e.g., when auto gc is running)
* Fixed issue #3039: Icon overlays don't update properly when
committing after gc prune on the command line
* Fixed issue #3316: Misleading message box after pull with rebase,
when branch is behind origin/branch, but
* Fixed issue #3288: Commit window: text is cut when Russian
* Fixed issue #3317: merge-ods.vbs-script: Merged document in
LibreOffice 6.1 deleted by the script
* Improved detection of valid git repositories
* Improved stability in various unusual cases

Best regards,
Sven Strickroth
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