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Git 2.1 Released

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Published on 17 August 2014 10:42 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Version 2.1 of the Git revision control system is available this weekend.

The Git 2.1 release announced by Junio Hamano features various improvements throughout the program, new additions to various sub-commands, various performance improvements, and a variety of bug-fixes over Git 2.0. The changes are scattered throughout though there doesn't appear to be any particular "killer features" of the 2.1 update.

Those wishing to learn more about Git 2.1 can read the lengthy list of changes via the Linux mailing list.

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