[ANNOUNCE] Git v2.20.1
Linux Kernel
Junio C Hamano
2018-12-15 05:01:09 UTC
The latest maintenance release Git v2.20.1 is now available at
the usual places.

The tarballs are found at:


The following public repositories all have a copy of the 'v2.20.1'
tag and the 'maint' branch that the tag points at:

  url = https://kernel.googlesource.com/pub/scm/git/git
  url = git://repo.or.cz/alt-git.git
  url = https://github.com/gitster/git


Git v2.20.1 Release Notes

This release is primarily to fix brown-paper-bag breakages in the
2.20.0 release.

Fixes since v2.20

 * A few newly added tests were not portable and caused minority
   platforms to report false breakages, which have been fixed.

 * Portability fix for a recent update to parse-options API.

 * "git help -a" did not work well when an overly long alias is
   defined, which has been corrected.

 * A recent update accidentally squelched an error message when the
   run_command API failed to run a missing command, which has been


Changes since v2.20.0 are as follows:

Derrick Stolee (1):
      .gitattributes: ensure t/oid-info/* has eol=lf

Johannes Schindelin (4):
      help.h: fix coding style
      help -a: handle aliases with long names gracefully
      t4256: mark support files as LF-only
      t9902: 'send-email' test case requires PERL

Junio C Hamano (2):
      run-command: report exec failure
      Git 2.20.1

Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy (1):
      parse-options: fix SunCC compiler warning