[ANNOUNCE] Git for Windows 2.11.0

Johannes Schindelin johannes.schindelin at gmx.de
Thu Dec 1 12:31:30 GMT 2016

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Dear Git users,

It is my pleasure to announce that Git for Windows 2.11.0 is available from:


Changes since Git for Windows v2.10.2 (November 2nd 2016)

New Features

  * Comes with Git v2.11.0.
  * Performance of git add in large worktrees was improved.
  * A new, experimental, builtin version of the difftool is available
    as an opt-in feature.
  * Support has been added to generate project files for Visual Studio
    2010 and later.

Bug Fixes

  * The preload-index feature now behaves much better in conjunction
    with sparse checkouts.
  * When encountering a symbolic link, Git now always tries to read it,
    not only when core.symlinks = true.
  * The regression where Git would not interpret non-ASCII characters
    passed from a CMD window correctly has been fixed.
  * Performance of the cache of case-insensitive file names has been
  * When building with MS Visual C, release builds are now properly
  * git cvsexportcommit now also works with CVSNT.
  * Git's Perl no longer gets confused by externally-set PERL5LIB.
  * The uninstaller no longer leaves an empty Git\mingw64 folder behind
  * The installer now actually records whether the user chose to enable
    or disable the Git Credential Manager.
  * A certain scenario that could cause a crash in cherry-pick no
    longer causes that.
Filename | SHA-256
-------- | -------
Git-2.11.0-64-bit.exe | fd1937ea8468461d35d9cabfcdd2daa3a74509dc9213c43c2b9615e8f0b85086
Git-2.11.0-32-bit.exe | 2a6083479538c4fe454336660fce96346ee3cf46f99ce08a666d4635539239d7
PortableGit-2.11.0-64-bit.7z.exe | a86cc4babfe204cc91408053b517827b4a93e6c659b85ab30910eda0e38bfc19
PortableGit-2.11.0-32-bit.7z.exe | fccec9350c1cb58a5e6d84d307d4f9f43ab9d58d93c8de67056416539d199002
MinGit-2.11.0-64-bit.zip | f31b0135e11e425555fb34779da3345ce8d32490fdd0a33b6f5ae8d74bae20b6
MinGit-2.11.0-32-bit.zip | 48e363cb6ce867a8004056a95da57f7c330ab79dbd26e4895c2aaeb4aec3b3a0
Git-2.11.0-64-bit.tar.bz2 | e62263ff734dbb071819dfcc33e9f443f9a445cde54d0102f6d164d5df5ece6c
Git-2.11.0-32-bit.tar.bz2 | 43dda49d4c7305d18b9f0612f66ba096ca2881a8ebf7b41cfb358d9a05fedef9

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