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Re: git-scm pages deliver outdated Git docs




> On 31 Aug 2017, at 19:37, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 09:28:35AM +0100, Lars Schneider wrote:
> 
>> looks like the git-scm pages deliver outdated Git docs (v2.13.1):
>> https://git-scm.com/docs/git
>> 
>> Is this intentional? If not, who should be contacted?
> 
> The docs are up-to-date (and a cron job keeps them updated when there
> are new releases). I think the issue is just one of presentation. That
> manpage in particular hasn't been updated since v2.13.1, so that's the
> highest field in the version dropdown. If you switch to:
> 
>  https://git-scm.com/docs/git-status
> 
> for instance, you'll see "v2.14.0 | git-status last updated in 2.14.0".
> It's actually sucked in v2.14.1 (you can tell because that's what's
> mentioned as the latest version on the front page), but there were no
> manpages updated between v2.14.0 and v2.14.1.
> 
> So I think all is working as intended, though there may be room for
> improvement in the text used at the top.
> 

Thanks for the explanation!

- Lars