On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 12:19:16PM -0400, Jeff King wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 03:06:13PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> > * git native protocol agents learned to show software version over
> > the wire, so that the server log can be examined to see the vintage
> > distribution of clients.
> Hmm. Is this true?
> I was just flipping through some old topics of mine, and I noticed that
> the final patch of jk/version-string never got applied to the topic
> branch. It was posted here:
> and you picked up the other patches in the series, but not that one. So
> I think it was just a simple mistake.
> I've been running with it locally for 2 months and haven't seen any
> problem. Unfortunately it's a bit too non-trivial to be appropriate for
> 1.7.12 at this point in the cycle, so I guess we will have to let it
> cook in the next iteration.
> Here's a repost for convenience.
And here's an update to the release notes.
-- >8 --
Subject: [PATCH] RelNotes: drop version-string topic from 1.7.12
The final patch which actually turns this feature on was
never applied to the topic branch, so it did not make it
into this cycle.
Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.12.txt | 4 ----
1 file changed, 4 deletions(-)
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.12.txt
index 786a702..cffa0db 100644
@@ -51,10 +51,6 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
read. The error message in this case was updated to give better
hints to the user.
- * git native protocol agents learned to show software version over
- the wire, so that the server log can be examined to see the vintage
- distribution of clients.
* "git help -w $cmd" can show HTML version of documentation for
"git-$cmd" by setting help.htmlpath to somewhere other than the
default location where the build procedure installs them locally;
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