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Re: Windows > git.exe > the result of "git branch" does not always highlight the current branch




Hi Hari,

On Mon, 9 Apr 2018, Hari Lubovac wrote:

> I don't know which party compiled it. I'm pretty sure I downloaded the
> installer from https://git-scm.com/downloads, although it might have
> come shipped with Microsoft Visual Studio, which I use.

In both cases, this would be Git for Windows.

> I forgot this detail earlier:
> 
> git --version
> git version 2.16.1.windows.2
> 
> I'm a little behind; maybe I should upgrade.

It is not quite *necessary* to upgrade, but you will get a couple nice new
features and nice bug fixes.

But the bug you reported is still there ;-)

> I just reported the same here:
> https://github.com/git-for-windows/git/issues/1623

Thank you for opening this bug report. There are other bug reports
describing related issues; they might even be covered by the same fixes.

Assuming that you are eager enough to see this fixed, I started describing
how to go about building Git for Windows, where the code is located that
need to be fixed, and how to go about fixing it.

Thanks,
Johannes