# start off in local clone of official upstream Git repo
# verify the tag
git tag -v v188.8.131.52
# note that "co" is a shorthand alias I have configured for "checkout"
git co v184.108.40.206
# proceed with the build
make prefix=/usr/local test
sudo make prefix=/usr/local install
sudo make prefix=/usr/local quick-install-man
# check for changes in the Bash completion script and install it
diff -u ~/.git-completion.sh contrib/completion/git-completion.bash
cp contrib/completion/git-completion.bash ~/.git-completion.sh
# go back to master branch rather than hanging around on detached HEAD
git co master
I didn’t perform a remote update for this release. For an example of such an update see "Updating to Git 1.6.6".