Git 1.8.2 Gets New Features, Ported To QNX
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 17 February 2013 at 10:04 PM EST. 1 Comment
The second point release in the Git 1.8 series will introduce several new end-user features and support for new operating systems.

Git 1.8.2-rc0 was released on Sunday by Junio Hamano and provides a glimpse at what's to come with this next release.

Git 1.8.2 features initial ports to the QNX and z/OS UNIX System Services operating systems, improvements to the completion script, and improvements to many different Git sub-commands. Git 1.8.2 also has improvements to its foreign interface, performance improvements, and many bug-fixes.

The very lengthy mailing list message that covers the Git 1.8.2-rc0 details can be found on the Linux kernel mailing list.
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