[ANNOUNCE] Git for Windows 2.8.2

Johannes Schindelin johannes.schindelin at gmx.de
Tue May 3 19:29:20 BST 2016

Dear Git users,

It is my pleasure to announce that Git for Windows 2.8.2 is available from:


Changes since Git for Windows v2.8.1 (April 4th 2016)

New Features

  • Comes with Git v2.8.2.
  • Starting with version 2.8.2, Git for Windows is also published as a
    NuGet package.
  • Comes with Git Credential Manager v1.3.0.

Bug Fixes

  • FSCache is now enabled by default even when upgrading from previous
    Git for Windows versions.
  • We now add git.exe to the PATH by default even when upgrading from
    previous Git for Windows versions.
  • Git GUI now sets author information correctly when amending.
  • OpenSSL received a critical update to version 1.0.2h.

Filename | SHA-256
-------- | -------
Git-2.8.2-64-bit.exe | c2ce14a52dfd6d5c1bbfcc291f219962cc93c2945a1a8faa6e3d0ccd63bdbc1d
Git-2.8.2-32-bit.exe | 512ad6c406d448610a5745dab94dad2a34d964d33f79dbd2c480247462ea328a
PortableGit-2.8.2-64-bit.7z.exe | 553acbf46bacc67c73b954689ad3d9ac294bf9cbe249a5b78159a1f92f37105b
PortableGit-2.8.2-32-bit.7z.exe | da25bc12efa864cda53dc6485c84dd8b0d41883dd360db505c026c284ef58d8e
Git-2.8.2-64-bit.tar.bz2 | 7bc4202a419c6405db8587eccf04a120fab25ebb95cc3cb6a2312fd1ae3e2576
Git-2.8.2-32-bit.tar.bz2 | 458321df021f3a26f2a92e21cb21c9cb3173c7733af349fa2c099261099d69b2


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