Java implementation of Git 4.0.0

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Update to Java 7

  • Update minimum required Java version from Java 5 to Java 7
  • Remove bundles org.eclipse.jgit.console and org.eclipse.jgit.java7 which are no longer needed due to update to Java 7
  • Implement AutoClosable and use it to ensure resource held by JGit get released when they are no longer needed

API cleanup

  • Replace release() methods by close() to support AutoClosable
Release Date: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
This release is part of Mars.
Release Type: 
Major release (API breakage)