Git 2.16 Steps Out With Its First Release Candidate
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 29 December 2017 at 05:20 AM EST. Add A Comment
Git 2.16-rc0 has been released as the first test version of this upcoming distributed revision control system update.

Git 2.16-rc0 is made up of more than 430 commits with a number of additions to Git's numerous sub-commands, continued work on rewriting more parts of Git in the C programming language, Travis CI build/integration updates, various performance improvements, and a variety of bug fixes since Git 2.15.

Those wishing to learn more about Git 2.16 in its current development form can do so via today's RC0 release announcement.
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