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Release notes for Gerrit 2.0.8
Gerrit 2.0.8 is now available in the usual location:
*WARNING: This version contains a schema change.*
Schema upgrade:
java -jar gerrit.war --cat sql/upgrade006_007.sql | psql reviewdb
This version has some major bug fixes for JGit. I strongly encourage people to upgrade, we had a number of JGit bugs identified last week, all of them should be fixed in this release.
New Features
* Allow users to subscribe to submitted change events
Someone asked me on an IRC channel to have Gerrit send emails when changes are actually merged into a project. This is what triggered the schema change; there is a new checkbox on the Watched Projects list under Settings to subscribe to these email notifications.
* BCC any user who has starred a change when sending rela...
A nice idea. If the user starred the change, keep them informed on all emails related to that change, even if they aren't otherwise watching that project.
* GERRIT-33 Quote the line a comment applies to when sending commen...
A long standing "bug"/feature request. I had a small chunk of time I didn't know what else to do with on Friday... it was too small for most items on the open list, so this got done instead.
* Record the remote host name in the reflogs
* Record the starting revision expression used when makin...
The reflogs now contain the remote user's IP address when Gerrit makes edits, resulting in slightly more detail than was there before.
Bug Fixes
* Make sure only valid ObjectIds can be passed into git d...
* GERRIT-92 Upgrade JGit to 0.4.0-262-g3c268c8
The JGit bug fixes are rather major. I would strongly encourage upgrading.
Other Changes
* Start 2.0.8 development
* Upgrade MINA SSHD to SVN trunk 755651
* Fix a minor whitespace error in ChangeMail
* Refactor patch parsing support to be usable outside of ...
* Gerrit 2.0.8