Git is a distributed version control system, originally designed for Linux kernel development and large projects with non-linear workflows. It's comprised of individual tools, reuses ssh and rsync protocols, emphasises speed and data integrity, and keeps every checkout as full-fledged repository, and cryptographically authenticates source history. Various graphical frontends, IDE integrations and web services (GitHub) exist; with its git-fast-export format meanwhile serves interoperability with
minor feature: A few newly added tests were not portable and caused minority, platforms to report false breakages, which have been. Portability for a recent update to parse-options API. "git help -a" did not work well when an overly long alias is, defined, which has been corrected. A recent update accidentally squelched an error message when the, run_command API failed to run a missing command, which has been, corrected.