Git 1.8.1 Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 1 January 2013 at 11:51 AM EST. Add A Comment
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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