Git 2.26-rc1 Released With More Improvements For This Distributed Version Control System
Written by Michael Larabel in Programming on 10 March 2020 at 11:32 AM EDT. 2 Comments
PROGRAMMING --
Git 2.26-rc1 is out this morning as the newest test version of this distributed version control system.

Highlights of the Git 2.26 series so far as of RC1 consists of:

- 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.

- Continued preparation work for when ultimately object names will use SHA-256 hashes.

- Transport protocol version two has become the default.

- Their previous restriction on using threaded grep is being lifted.

- Git rebase now uses the merge back-end by default.

- Various other performance improvements and bug fixes.

More details on Git 2.26-rc1 via the release announcement on the kernel mailing list.
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