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Jun 10, 2019
Jun 8, 2019
Git for Windows v2.22.0
Changes since Git for Windows v2.21.0 (February 26th 2019)

New Features

  * Comes with Git v2.22.0.
  * The awk included in Git for Windows now includes extensions such as
    inplace.
  * The file/product version stored in the installer's .exe file now
    matches the version of the included git.exe file's.
  * Comes with OpenSSH v8.0p1.
  * Comes with Git LFS v2.7.2.
  * Comes with MSYS2 runtime (Git for Windows flavor) based on Cygwin
    v3.x (see release notes for Cygwin 3.0.0, 3.0.1, 3.0.2, 3.0.3,
    3.0.4, 3.0.5, 3.0.6, and 3.0.7).
  * There are now experimental built-in versions of git add -i and git
    add -p, i.e. those modes are now a lot faster (in particular at
    startup). You can opt into using them on the last installer page.
  * PortableGit now comes with a meta credential helper, i.e. a GUI
    that lets the user choose which of the available credential helpers
    to use. This should help to avoid storing credentials on other
    people's machines when running portable Git from a thumb drive.
  * Comes with gawk v5.0.0.
  * Comes with Git Credential Manager v1.19.0.
  * Comes with git-flow v1.12.3.
  * Comes with OpenSSL v1.1.1c.
  * Comes with GNU Privacy Guard v2.2.16, specifically [patched to
    handle Windows paths](https://github.com/git-for-windows/MSYS2
  * Comes with cURL v7.65.1.
  * Comes with Heimdal v7.5.0. -packages/pull/33).

Bug Fixes

  * Git for Windows' updater is now accessible, i.e. it can be read by
    a screen reader.
  * git update-git-for-windows (i.e. the auto updater of Git for
    Windows) now reports correctly when it failed to access the GitHub
    API.
  * Git for Windows' updater no longer runs into GitHub API rate limits
    (this used to be quite common in enterprise scenarios, where many
    users would share one IP as far as GitHub is concerned).
  * gitk no longer fails with "filename too long" when there are 1,000+
    branches/tags.
  * A bug which on occasion caused lengthy rebase runs to crash without
    error message was fixed.
  * Two workarounds from the Git for Windows 1.x era (concerning
    reading credentials via GUI and fetching via git://) were
    considered obsolete.
  * git difftool --no-index can now be run outside of Git worktrees.
  * git rebase -i used to get confused when an exec command created new
    commits and then appended pick lines for them. This has been fixed.
  * During a run of git rebase --rebase-merges, the output of git
    status now shows label lines correctly, i.e. with the labels' names
    instead of the commit hash they point to.
  * We now avoid problems updating the commit graph when
    gc.writeCommitGraph=true.
May 28, 2019
vfs-2.22.0
Feb 26, 2019
Git for Windows v2.21.0
Changes since Git for Windows v2.20.1 (December 15th 2018)

New Features

  * Comes with Git v2.21.0.
  * The custom editor setting in the installer has been improved
    substantially.
  * Comes with Git Credential Manager v1.18.4.0.
  * Comes with cURL v7.64.0.
  * Comes with git-flow v1.12.0.
  * git archive no longer requires gzip to generate .tgz archives (this
    means in particular that it works in MinGit).
  * System-wide Sublime Text installations are now detected and offered
    on the editor wizard page.
  * Comes with Git LFS v2.7.1.

Bug Fixes

  * The Git CMD deprecation was further clarified to mention that the
    Start Menu item is deprecated, not using Git from CMD.
  * Certain drivers/anti-malware caused git.exe to hang, which has been
    fixed.
  * git stash now works after staging files with git add -N.
  * A problem with difftool and more than a handful modified files has
    been fixed.
  * The regression where git-cmd <command> would not execute the
    command was fixed.
  * Portable Git can be launched via network paths again.
  * FSCache works again on network drives, in particular when Windows
    8.1 or older are involved.
  * Partially hidden text in the Path options page in the installer is
    no longer hidden.
  * Fixes an obscure git svn hang.
  * The installer now configures editors so that the built-in rebase
    can use them.
Feb 24, 2019
Git 2.21
Dec 11, 2018
Dec 10, 2018
Git for Windows v2.20.0
Changes since Git for Windows v2.19.2 (November 21st 2018)

Please note that Git for Windows v2.19.2 was offered as a full release
only for about a week, and then demoted to "pre-release" status, as it
had two rather big regressions: 32-bit Git Bash crashed, and git:// was
broken.

New Features

  * Comes with Git v2.20.0.
  * Comes with OpenSSL v1.1.1a. The OpenSSH, cURL and Heimdal packages
    were rebuilt to make use of OpenSSL v1.1.1a.
  * The FSCache feature was further optimized in particular for very
    large repositories.
  * To appease certain anti-malware, MinTTY was recompiled with a patch
    to avoid GCC trampolines.
  * Comes with Git LFS v2.6.1.
  * Comes with Bash v4.4 patchlevel 023 .
  * Commands to interact with CVS repositories were considered obsolete
    and have been removed.
  * The desired HTTP version (HTTP/2 or HTTP/1.1) can now be configured
    via the http.version setting.

Bug Fixes

  * Git CMD no longer picks up git.exe from the current directory (if
    any).
  * Git Bash works again in 32-bit Git for Windows.
  * Git can now access git:// remotes again.
  * The confusing descriptions of the PATH options in the installer
    were clarified.
  * A bug in the notepad support in conjunction with line wrapping was
    fixed.
  * Comes two backported fixes to allow NTLM/Kerberos authentication to
    fall back to HTTP/1.1.
  * It is now possible to call cmd\git.exe via a symbolic link.
Nov 26, 2018
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