Eclipse JGit: Java implementation of Git 5.5.0


  • 548492 sshd: support the HashKnownHosts configuration
  • 547619 sshd: configurable server key verification
  • sshd: allow setting a null ssh config
  • UploadPack: support custom packfile-to-URI mapping
  • UploadPack: support lazy fetches if no bitmap available
  • reftable improvements
    • increment pointer *after* reading uint16
    • test absense of prefix matching in Reflog
    • enforce ordering for ref and log writes
    • fix seeking to refs in reflog implementation
  • protocol V2 enhancements:
    • UploadPack: add getProtocolV2Hook() method
    • ProtocolV2HookChain: Allow to create a chain of protocol V2 hooks
    • Support "sideband-all" in protocol v2 fetch
  • RevWalk: Add a setFirstParent that mimics C git's --first-parent

Bug fixes

  • 548965 sshd: fix proxy connections with the DefaultProxyDataFactory
  • sshd: shared reference in JGitClientSession must be volatile
  • 545939 sshd: correct the protocol version exchange
  • 548503 Fix bundle localization of Apache SSH bundle
  • RevWalk: Traverse all parents of UNINTERESTING commits
  • 490798 JGit pgm: make Blame more robust against bogus input
  • 544326 JGit pgm tests must quote paths on the command line
  • 550115 Fix error occurring when SecurityManager is enabled
  • 548219 Fix ApplyCommand which doesn't work if patch adds empty file
  • 550033 TransportHttp: resolve redirect URIs from the "Location" header
  • 549439 GPG: also consider pubring.gpg when looking for keys
  • 549439 GPG: check secring.gpg for keys if pubring.kbx is empty
  • JschConfigSessionFactory: [findbugs] synchronize config access
  • 479266 Fix "reset -hard" bug that folders could not be deleted
  • 479266 Fix "reset -hard" bug that folders could not be created
  • Walk tag chains for --include-tag options to fix packfile corruption when cloning with --single-branch option

Build and release engineering

  • update Orbit to S20190827152740 for 2019-09 RC1
  • 550094 Update Jetty to 9.4.20.v20190813
  • update org.mockito to 2.23.0.v20190527-1420
  • update net.bytebuddy.byte-buddy to 1.9.0.v20181107-1410
  • update net.bytebuddy.byte-buddy-agent to 1.9.0.v20181106-1534
  • upgrade eclipse-jarsigner-plugin to 1.1.6
  • upgrade maven-javadoc-plugin to 3.1.1
  • upgrade maven-site-plugin to 3.8.2
  • upgrade spotbugs to
  • upgrade ecj to 3.18.0
  • upgrade wagon-ssh to 3.3.3
  • 450485 Use https in update site URLs
  • Apache HTTP: run more tests
  • delete outdated Orbit target platform definitions
  • add assertThrows that will be introduced in JUnit 4.13
  • update bazlets to latest version
  • [Java 9] Fix GitDateFormatterTest
  • 540790 [Java 11] Remove dependency on javax.xml.bind package
  • Ignore warning that tests don't export all packages
  • Ensure all packages are exported
Release Date
Release Type
Minor release
This release is part of Eclipse IDE 2019-09