Git 2.8.2 Popular Source Code Management System Released with Over 18 Bug Fixes


The stable 2.8 series of the popular Git source code management system just received its second point release, version 2.8.2, bringing over 18 improvements and bug fixes.

As usual, we’ve managed to get our hands on the internal changelog (attached at the end of the article for reference), so we can tell you what’s new in Git 2.8.2, which comes approximately one month after the release of the first maintenance build, version 2.8.1, which only fixed the broken “make rpmbuild” target.

Fixes since Git 2.8.1 include support for the “git send-email” command to parse an alias file in the mailrc format that contained trailing whitespaces, support for the “git commit” command to read in the SQUASH_MSG variable, which displayed the log messages from all the squashed commits, as well as build updates for Microsoft Visual C++.

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