Git 2.13 Released, Adds SHA-1 Collision Detection

Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 10 May 2017 at 07:18 AM EDT. Add A Comment
Git 2.13 is now available as the latest version of this widely-used, open-source version control system.

Git 2.13 improves its experimental split-index feature, improvements to its Windows port, has a security fix around git shell, adds SHA-1 collision detection support, pathspec improvements, and a variety of other work.

More information on Git 2.13 is available from
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