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Git 2.0 Test Releases Begin With Many Changes

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Published on 18 April 2014 05:28 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Junio Hamano has made for an exciting weekend with the announcement of Git 2.0.0-rc0, the first test release of the upcoming Git 2.0 release that will have features breaking backward compatibility with Git 1.x.

The Git 2.0 release will yield backward-incompatible UI improvements and other changes, but for most users it should be relatively smooth sailing. Besides introducing some changes that break backward incompatibility, there's updates to many git sub-commands, various commit improvements, updates for the port to AIX and to Microsoft MSVC, performance improvements for various Git tasks, and many bug-fixes.

Many more details on Git 2.0.0-rc0 can be found via the mailing list release announcement. Git 2.0 will likely be made official in a few weeks time.

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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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