Git 1.8.4 Ships Many New Features, Improvements
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 24 August 2013 at 09:08 AM EDT. 1 Comment
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 for obtaining the latest download.
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