From: Junio C Hamano <>

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
 Documentation/RelNotes/2.10.0.txt | 31 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 GIT-VERSION-GEN                   |  2 +-
 2 files changed, 32 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.10.0.txt 
index 4f7460be3914..0ef70fd9b1eb 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/2.10.0.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/2.10.0.txt
@@ -118,6 +118,15 @@ UI, Workflows & Features
    "git branch --delete/--move [--remote]".
    (merge 2703c22 vs/completion-branch-fully-spelled-d-m-r later to maint).
+ * "git rev-parse --git-path hooks/<hook>" learned to take
+   core.hooksPath configuration variable (introduced during 2.9 cycle)
+   into account.
+   (merge 9445b49 ab/hooks later to maint).
+ * "git log --show-signature" and other commands that display the
+   verification status of PGP signature now shows the longer key-id,
+   as 32-bit key-id is so last century.
 Performance, Internal Implementation, Development Support etc.
@@ -600,6 +609,28 @@ notes for details).
    (merge c2cafd3 js/test-lint-pathname later to maint).
+ * When "git merge-recursive" works on history with many criss-cross
+   merges in "verbose" mode, the names the command assigns to the
+   virtual merge bases could have overwritten each other by unintended
+   reuse of the same piece of memory.
+   (merge 5447a76 rs/pull-signed-tag later to maint).
+ * "git checkout --detach <branch>" used to give the same advice
+   message as that is issued when "git checkout <tag>" (or anything
+   that is not a branch name) is given, but asking with "--detach" is
+   an explicit enough sign that the user knows what is going on.  The
+   advice message has been squelched in this case.
+   (merge 779b88a sb/checkout-explit-detach-no-advice later to maint).
+ * "git difftool" by default ignores the error exit from the backend
+   commands it spawns, because often they signal that they found
+   differences by exiting with a non-zero status code just like "diff"
+   does; the exit status codes 126 and above however are special in
+   that they are used to signal that the command is not executable,
+   does not exist, or killed by a signal.  "git difftool" has been
+   taught to notice these exit status codes.
+   (merge 45a4f5d jk/difftool-command-not-found later to maint).
  * Other minor clean-ups and documentation updates
    (merge 02a8cfa rs/merge-add-strategies-simplification later to maint).
    (merge af4941d rs/merge-recursive-string-list-init later to maint).
index eea85c340454..702c067a78c0 100755
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@

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