Git 2.7 Released

Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 4 January 2016 at 07:12 PM EST. Add A Comment
Junio Hamano announced the release this afternoon of Git 2.7.0, the latest stable version of this extremely popular, open-source version control system.

Some of the many highlights for Git 2.7 include:

- Improved appearance of the gitk UI, particularly for HiDPI.

- The terms around Git bisect have improved to make it less confusing.

- A progress meter is now available on git filter-branch.

- Prep work for a Git on-disk repository change that could break backwards compatibility.

- Git submodule continues to be rewritten in C incrementally.

- Many fixes and other minor improvements.

More details on Git 2.7 can be found via the mailing list announcement.
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