Git v2.17.0 Released

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Linux.com - https://www.linux.com/news/git-v2170-released-0

Version 2.17.0 of the Git source-code management system is out. It includes a long list of relatively minor tweaks. “Since Git 1.7.9, ‘git merge’ defaulted to –no-ff (i.e. even when the side branch being merged is a descendant of the current commit, create a merge commit instead of fast-forwarding) when merging a tag object. This was appropriate default for integrators who pull signed tags from their downstream contributors, but caused an unnecessary merges when used by downstream contributors…

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