Eclipse EGit: Git Integration for Eclipse 4.11.0 Release Review

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018



Usability Improvements

  • Delete Repository dialog: use "Delete" instead of "OK" for button (bug 531328)
  • Use "Close" instead of "Ok" on the confirmation button of FetchResultDialog (bug 531431)
  • Discard Local Changes should use verbs if triggered from Staging View (bug 531264)
  • Include local branch name in branch proposals of push branch wizard (bug 530685)
  • Asynchronous content proposals for upstream refs in PushBranchPage (bug 530685)
  • Make the PushWizardDialog a NonBlockingWizardDialog
  • Remove extra progress popup in PushBranchWizard (bug 530757)
  • Provide option to copy file names in staging view to clipboard (bug 510945)
  • Select "ssh" protocol also for git-style URLs without scheme (bug 530625)
  • Avoid internal job being displayed in progress view

Performance Improvements

  • Speed up getting the last commit that changed a file (bug 531948)


  • Fix CSS for dark theme (bug 531527)
  • Prevent NPE in RefContentProposal.appendObjectSummary (bug 530704)
  • Prevent MissingObjectException being logged in ref content proposal
  • Fix focus handling in GitHistoryPage (bug 503198)
  • Fix wrongly used IExtension.getNamespaceIdentifier (bug 530412)
  • Fix non-modal PushResultDialog (bug 521176)
  • More appealing layout on git project property page (bug 529950)

Build and Release Engineering

  • Update orbit to S20180302171354 (photon) and R20180206163158 (oxygen)
  • Update tycho to 1.1.0
  • Upgrade gson to version 2.8.2 (used by JGit)
  • Upgrade commons-compress to 1.15 (used by JGit)
  • Add com.jcraft.jzlib 1.1.1 (CQ 15293, bug 529129)
  • Update API baselines in Oomph setup
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