Git v1.9 rc0

An early preview release Git v1.9-rc0 is now available for testing
at the usual places. I tagged this late last week, but forgot to
send out the announcement before I left for the weekend, and then I
wasn’t well yesterday, but anyway. There still may be a few minor
topics not in this preview but should be in the final release, but
otherwise, this should be pretty close to “it”.

It has been reported that turning git.rc into git.res does not like
the new 2-dewey-decimal release numbering scheme; packagers of
various distro might find similar issues in their build procedures,
in which case they have about 3 weeks to update them until the final

The release tarballs are found at:


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