Git 2.26 Released With Transport Protocol V2 Default, Continued Work Towards SHA256 Hashes
Git 2.26 is out as the newest feature release for this distributed revision control system.
Among the changes to find with Git 2.26 are:
- Transport protocol V2 (Version Two) has become the default.
- Continued preparation work for when ultimately object names will use SHA-256 hashes.
- Continued work on improving the Bash/CLI auto-completion for different sub-commands.
- An improved fsmonitor-watchman hook to avoid race conditions in the previous version.
- For the CLI coloring, the seven colors now have brighter color variant options.
- Git's previous restriction on using threaded grep is being lifted.
- Git rebase now uses the merge back-end by default.
- Lower memory footprint and better performance for the git name-rev functionality.
- Various other performance improvements.
- Many bug fixes.
More details on Git 2.26 via the release announcement.