Eclipse EGit: Git Integration for Eclipse 4.5 Release Review

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016




  • Staging view: Fix expansion problems and provide auto selection support.
  • Check for running launches before modifying the workspace before checkout, pull, rebase, interactive rebase, merge, reset --hard, replace with, cherry-pick
  • GitHistoryPage: move the search widget into the toolbar
  • Auto-stage selected files on "Commit..." when staging view is used
  • Added context menu support for nested repositories.
  • Immediate user feedback on failed push background jobs
  • Push to Gerrit in a background job
  • Allow to cancel the deletion of branches operation
  • Avoid opening dialogs from push/fetch background jobs
  • Recompute index diff (git status) on project deletions
  • Polish the UI of the rebase interactive view
  • Open the smart import wizard if available (Eclipse 4.6 or higher).
  • Keyboard shortcuts for the rebase interactive view
  • Do not show "Rebase was aborted" dialog if the user pressed abort
  • [blame] Don’t open the History view automatically when showing annotations
  • Suppress bare repositories in RepositorySearchDialog
  • Make columns in Gitflow feature checkout dialog sortable


  • Speed up the IgnoreOperation
  • Speed up context menu in staging view
  • More efficient label provider for the staging view
  • Improve performance of StagingView a little