Git 1.8 Is Being Readied With New Features
Version 1.8.0 of the popular Git revision control system is nearing. With this version bump also comes new features to this popular open-source project started by Linus Torvalds.
Git 1.8.0-rc0 was released on Monday by Junio Hamano as the first release candidate for this forthcoming revision control system update. Git 1.8 features new ports, a credential helper for accessing the GNOME Keyring, various Git sub-commands learned new features, Git SVN now works with SVN 1.7, new compatibility wrappers, and many fixes.
All of the Git 1.8 feature/change details in full are available from the kernel list release announcement. This release candidate is meant to be basically a feature-complete preview of Git 1.8, but Junio says there still might be a few more features to land prior to its stable release.
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