[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: git-126.96.36.199-1
Tue Jan 9 18:14:00 GMT 2007
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A new release of git, 188.8.131.52-1, has been uploaded, replacing 184.108.40.206-1 as
the current version.
This is a new upstream release. See also the package documentation in
This release fixes a cygwin packaging bug. Upstream changes since
v220.127.116.11 are listed below.
Git is popular version control system designed to handle very large
projects with speed and efficiency; it is used mainly for various open
source projects, most notably the Linux kernel.
Git falls in the category of distributed source code management tools,
similar to e.g. GNU Arch or Monotone (or BitKeeper in the proprietary
world). Every Git working directory is a full-fledged repository with full
revision tracking capabilities, not dependent on network access or a
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on the
http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your system.
Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up 'git' from
the 'Devel' category.
Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations. This means that you will need to
find a mirror which has this update, please choose the one nearest to you:
If you want to make a point or ask a question the Cygwin mailing list is
the appropriate place.
volunteer cygwin git maintainer
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Changes since v18.104.22.168 are as follows:
Johannes Schindelin (1):
diff --check: fix off by one error
Junio C Hamano (3):
spurious .sp in manpages
Fix infinite loop when deleting multiple packed refs.
pack-check.c::verify_packfile(): don't run SHA-1 update on huge data
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