Git 2.20 Brings Many Fixes, Updates To Windows Port
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 9 December 2018 at 06:55 AM EST. 4 Comments
FREE SOFTWARE --
Junio Hamano has released Git 2.20 as the newest version of this widely-used distributed revision control system.

Git 2.20 is another incremental update to this widely used tool by developers. Some of the many changes to Git 2.20 includes:

- The Git clone process will better warn users when cloning to a case-insensitive file-system where there are files in that repository that only differ with their cases.

- Git on Windows now needs at least Vista. There are also various improvements to the Windows port such as better DLL handling and support for nano-second resolution file time-stamps.

- Additions to the Git completion script.

- Various updates to the Git documentation.

- An assortment of performance optimizations and also a great deal of bug fixes.

More details on Git 2.20 can be found via the mailing list release announcement.
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