Announcement: TortoiseGit 2.0 released

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Sven Strickroth

Feb 29, 2016, 5:22:08 PM2/29/16

we're pround to announce TortoiseGit 2.0.

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:

A note for users of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003: This version
does not support these systems any more.

Changes since
== Changes ==
* Custom dictionaries are no longer loaded when located in
%PROGRAMFILES%\TortoiseGit or %PROGRAMFILES%\TortoiseGit\bin-directory
Must be in %APPDATA%\TortoiseGit\dic or %PROGRAMFILES%\TortoiseGit\Languages
folder (former has priority)
* Dropped TGitCacheCheckContent configuration setting, please use
TGitCacheCheckContentMaxSize instead (settings will be automatically migrated)
* Pre- and post-push hooks do not get the path as first parameter any more
* Git for Windows 1.9.5 or newer is now required
* TortoiseGit now applies the same whitespace and new line sanitizing rules as git
core for commit messages by default
* TortoiseGit now strips commented lines (starting with #) on commit messages by
* We changed the version schema to X.Y.Z, where X is incremented for major changes,
Y for every stable release, and Z!=0 represents preview releases

== Features ==
* Fixed issue #2641: Commit: Pre-select first item from "Changes made" list
* Allow to reset stored decisions (cf. issue #2640)
* Fixed issue #2643: Set branch description on its creation
* Fixed issue #1629: Have the push dialog opened via right-click in log default to
branch that was actually clicked on
* Update TortoiseGitPlink to version 0.66
* Fixed issue #943: Allow to use keyboard shortcuts in Git progress dialog (e.g.,
ALT+R for ReCommit after commit)
* Fixed issue #2314: Allow to preserve merges on rebase
* Fixed issue #2673: Display tracked remote URL in folder properties
* Fixed issue #2630: TGitBlame: Allow to blame files of different working trees
w/o restarting
* Fixed issue #2679: Unnecessary horizontal scrollbar is shown in case
logwidthmarker is set
* Rebase dialog now honors rebase.autostash=true
* Fixed issue #2270: Print a warning on a merge commit, so that changes are not
unchecked unintentionally
* Fixed issue #2310: Add support for notes.rewrite.rebase
* Fixed issue #2629: "Browse References Dialog" save sort column + order
* Fixed issue #2678: Filter out special ref names in log graph
* Fixed issue #2692: Add support for pull.rebase and
* Fixed issue #2701: Add and Revert should respect Autoclose settings and not
show any dialog boxes
Maybe we introduce finer grained auto close levels later.
* Fixed issue #1899: Support cherry-picking merge revisions
* Fixed issue #2551: Allow to create patches w/o a/ and b/ prefixes
* Fixed issue #2302: One button to do Commit & push
* Fixed issue #527: Fix the dialog after commit for us to be able to continue
* Fixed issue #2697: Display "In Commits" and "In ChangeList" tabs for
Fetch&Rebase in Sync dialog
* Fixed issue #2484: Recursive option is not remembered in clone dialog
* Fixed issue #2259: SyncDlg: Allow to fetch all remote references of a specific
remote instead of a single branch (Fetch all refs)
* Fixed issue #1130: Sync dialog forgets the remote branch every time (ask whether
to store a tracked branch)

== Bug Fixes ==
* Fixed issue #2647: TortoiseGitBlame does not display files correctly with mixed
line endings (such as CRCRLF)
* Fixed issue #2650: Empty ListViews drawing issue
* Fixed issue #2662: Border line in commit text boxes is shown 2 characters past
the specified width
* Fixed issue #2660: No colors in git.exe progress dialog since 1.8.16
* Fixed issue #2646: Library broken in Windows 10
* Fixed issue #2670: LogDlg: cannot paste to "Filter paths"
* Fixed issue #2676: Swapped Theirs and Mine in Edit conflicts outside of rebase
dialog on rebasing
* Fixed issue #2690: Failed to Show log from repository browser when that repository
is located on a drive
* Fixed issue #2655: Resolve does not work on multiple selection during
deleted-modifed conflict resolution
* Fixed issue #2668: TortoiseGit commit with git-lfs files, show me a error:
".git/index.lock" file exist
* Fixed issue #2638: TGitCache crashes on a broken repo (out of bounds read in

Best regards,
Sven Strickroth
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