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Git 1.8.1 Released

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Published on 01 January 2013 11:51 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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To succeed the feature-rich Git 1.8 release, Git 1.8.1 was released on New Year's Eve with a few new features.

As wrote about in early December, Git 1.8.1 packs some new features plus bug-fixes. Among the new features of Git 1.8.1 include command-line completion scripts for more sub-commands, improved HTML documentation, a new configuration variable, and various other Git sub-command improvements.

The Git 1.8.1 release announcement can be found on the Linux kernel mailing list.

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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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