Git 1.7.11-rc0

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.11.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.11.txt
index 3f4c63a..7931f77 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.11.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.11.txt
@@ -79,6 +79,9 @@
 Performance and Internal Implementation (please report possible regressions)
+ * Bash completion script (in contrib/) have been cleaned up to make
+   future work on it simpler.
  * An experimental "version 4" format of the index file has been
    introduced to reduce on-disk footprint and I/O overhead.
@@ -120,23 +123,26 @@
 releases are contained in this release (see release notes to them for
- * When a submodule repository uses alternate object store mechanism,
-   some commands that were started from the superproject did not
-   notice it and failed with "No such object" errors.  The subcommands
-   of "git submodule" command that properly recursed into the
-   submodule in a separate process were OK; only the ones that cheated
-   and peeked directly into the submodule's repository from the
-   primary process were affected.
-   (merge 5e73633 hv/submodule-alt-odb later to maint).
+ * The progress indicator for a large "git checkout" was sent to
+   stderr even if it is not a terminal.
+   (merge e9fc64c ap/checkout-no-progress-for-non-tty later to maint).
- * The directory path used in "git diff --no-index", when it recurses
-   down, was broken with a recent update after v1.7.10.1 release.
-   (merge 176a335 bp/diff-no-index-strbuf-fix later to maint).
+ * A name taken from mailmap was copied into an internal buffer
+   incorrectly and could overun the buffer if it is too long.
+   (merge c9b4e9e jk/format-person-part-buffer-limit later to maint).
- * "git status --porcelain" ignored "--branch" option by mistake.  The
-   output for "git status --branch -z" was also incorrect and did not
-   terminate the record for the current branch name with NUL as asked.
-   (merge d4a6bf1 jk/maint-status-porcelain-z-b later to maint).
+ * A malformed commit object that has a header line chomped in the
+   middle could kill git with a NULL pointer dereference.
+   (merge a9c7a8a jk/pretty-commit-header-incomplete-line later to maint).
+ * An author/committer name that is a single character was mishandled
+   as an invalid name by mistake.
+   (merge d9955fd jk/ident-split-fix later to maint).
+ * "git grep -e '$pattern'", unlike the case where the patterns are
+   read from a file, did not treat individual lines in the given
+   pattern argument as separate regular expressions as it should.
+   (merge ec83061 rs/maint-grep-F later to maint).
  * "git diff --stat" used to fully count a binary file with modified
    execution bits whose contents is unmodified, which was not quite
index c92dbed..ebbe873 100755
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@