rbistolfi has packaged an updated version of git for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1. This package is a security patch
that closes a known vulnerability. See: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3546
Security conscious users who have installed git from the extra repository may want to upgrade immediately. This package will be moved to extra as soon as we have adequate user testing.
Package Size: 2.18 MB
Installed Size: 14.43 MB
git: git (the stupid content tracker)
git: Git is a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system with an
git: unusually rich command set that provides both high-level operations
git: and full access to internals.
git: "git" can mean anything, depending on your mood.
git: Git was originally written by Linus Torvalds and is currently
git: maintained by Junio C. Hamano.
After testing this package please stop back here and let us know how it works for you.