Re: Windows > git.exe > the result of "git branch" does not always highlight the current branch
- Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 08:30:45 +0200 (DST)
- From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Windows > git.exe > the result of "git branch" does not always highlight the current branch
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:
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.