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Re: Git for Windows v2.20.0-rc0




Hi Stefan,

On Thu, 22 Nov 2018, stefan.naewe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Just a quick note:
> 
> I installed v2.20.0-rc0 with these options:
> 
> $ cat /etc/install-options.txt
> Editor Option: VIM
> Custom Editor Path:
> Path Option: Cmd
> SSH Option: OpenSSH
> CURL Option: OpenSSL
> CRLF Option: CRLFCommitAsIs
> Bash Terminal Option: MinTTY
> Performance Tweaks FSCache: Enabled
> Use Credential Manager: Enabled
> Enable Symlinks: Disabled
> Enable Builtin Rebase: Enabled
> Enable Builtin Stash: Enabled
> 
> 
> 
> When starting the git bash two windows pop up instead of one.
> One that's "empty" and the other one containing the real git bash.

Thank you for the report. This has been also reported at
https://github.com/git-for-windows/git/issues/1942, and I fixed it in the
meantime.

Ciao,
Johannes

> 
> Thanks,
>   Stefan
> 
> Am 20.11.2018 um 21:56 schrieb Johannes Schindelin:
> > Team,
> > 
> > On Sun, 18 Nov 2018, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> > 
> >> An early preview release Git v2.20.0-rc0 is now available for
> >> testing at the usual places.  It is comprised of 887 non-merge
> >> commits since v2.19.0, contributed by 71 people, 23 of which are
> >> new faces.
> > 
> > The "for Windows" flavor of Git v2.20.0-rc0 is available here:
> > 
> > https://github.com/git-for-windows/git/releases/tag/v2.20.0-rc0.windows.1
> > 
> > The current change log for v2.20.0 reads like this:
> > 
> > Changes since Git for Windows v2.19.1 (Oct 5th 2018)
> > 
> > Please note: Git CMD is deprecated as of this Git for Windows version. The
> > default is to have git.exe in the PATH anyway, so there is no noticeable
> > difference between CMD and Git CMD. It is impossible to turn off CMD's
> > behavior where it picks up any git.exe in the current directory, so let's
> > discourage the use of Git CMD. Users who dislike Git Bash should switch to
> > Powershell instead.
> > 
> > New Features
> > 
> >   • Comes with OpenSSH v7.9p1.
> >   • The description of the editor option to choose Vim has been clarified
> >     to state that this unsets core.editor.
> >   • Comes with cURL v7.62.0.
> >   • The type of symlinks to create (directory or file) can now be
> >     specified via the .gitattributes.
> >   • The FSCache feature now uses a faster method to enumerate files,
> >     making e.g. git status faster in large repositories.
> >   • Comes with Git Credential Manager v1.18.3.
> >   • Comes with Git LFS v2.6.0.
> >   • Comes with MSYS2 runtime (Git for Windows flavor) based on Cygwin
> >     2.11.2.
> >   • The FSCache feature was optimized to become faster.
> > 
> > Bug Fixes
> > 
> >   • The 64-bit Portable Git no longer sets pack.packSizeLimit.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Johannes
> > 
> 
> 
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