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Git 1.8.1 Adding New Features, Fixes

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Published on 04 December 2012 01:53 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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One month after Git 1.8.0 was released, Git 1.8.1 is now being prepared with several new features as well as fixes.

Released on Monday was Git 1.8.1-rc0. Among the features for Git 1.8.1 will be new command-line completion scripts, various sub-command improvements, interface improvements, support for building on newer versions of Cygwin, and a large number of bug-fixes.

More information on this forthcoming release can be learned from the release announcement for Git 1.8.1-rc0.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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