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Git 1.8.4 Ships Many New Features, Improvements

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Published on 24 August 2013 09:08 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Git 1.8.4 has been released to end out the week by shipping many new features, fixes, and improvements for this open-source version control system.

Among the highlights in Git 1.8.4 is an update of the Cygwin port for Cygwin 1.7, updating Git-GUI to its 0.18 release, new Git sub-commands, new tutorials, performance improvements, and many fixes.

More details on Git 1.8.4 can be found via the Git release notes and the project site is hosted at Git-SCM.com for obtaining the latest download.

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