Announcing git-cinnabar 0.6.0

Git-cinnabar is a git remote helper to interact with mercurial repositories. It allows to clone, pull and push from/to mercurial remote repositories, using git.

Get it on github.

These release notes are also available on the git-cinnabar wiki.

What's new since 0.5.11?

  • Full rewrite of the Python parts of git-cinnabar in Rust.
  • Push performance is between twice and 10 times faster than 0.5.x,
    depending on scenarios.
  • Based on git 2.38.0.
  • git cinnabar fetch now accepts a --tags flag to fetch tags.
  • git cinnabar bundle now accepts a -t flag to give a specific
  • git cinnabar rollback now accepts a --candidates flag to list the
    metadata sha1 that can be used as target of the rollback.
  • git cinnabar rollback now also accepts a --force flag to allow
    any commit sha1 as metadata.
  • git cinnabar now has a self-update subcommand that upgrades it
    when a new version is available. The subcommand is only available
    when building with the self-update feature (enabled on prebuilt
    versions of git-cinnabar).
  • Disabled inexact copy/rename detection, that was enabled by accident.

What's new since 0.6.0rc2?

  • Fixed use-after-free in metadata initialization.
  • Look for the new location of the CA bundle in git-windows 2.40.

2023-04-01 11:17:15+0900

cinnabar, p.m.o

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