Re: [ANNOUNCE] Git v2.8.2

From: Junio C Hamano
Date: Mon May 02 2016 - 14:20:15 EST

Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@xxxxxx> writes:

> ... However, I
> decided to delay the release for a couple of days, for a couple of
> reasons:
> - I expect an update of the Git Credential Manager in the next few days.
> - OpenSSL is slated to receive critical updates on Tuesday and I plan to
> incorporate these into Git for Windows' next version, too.
> I will also use version 2.8.2 as an excuse to ship with support for the
> extra HTTP headers configured via `http.extraheader`, which I hoped to
> get into Git v2.8.2, too, because I'd like the feature to be available on
> Linux and MacOSX, too.

I am not sure if a new feature should go to the maintenance tracks.

> In short: the tentative release date of Git for Windows v2.8.2 is
> Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016.

Thanks. I do not think there is anything ultra-urgent in 2.8.2
relative to 2.8.1, and synchronizing your release with the need on
the Windows platform side sound very sensible.