Local update (Mac OS X 10.6.4 Snow Leopard)
cd path/to/clone/of/git.git/repo git fetch git tag -v v18.104.22.168 git co v22.214.171.124 # "co" is an alias for "checkout" make clean make prefix=/usr/local test sudo make prefix=/usr/local install quick-install-man diff -u ~/.git-completion.sh contrib/completion/git-completion.bash # any changes to Bash completion? cp contrib/completion/git-completion.bash ~/.git-completion.sh # nope, but this is how we would install it git co master # don't hang around on detached HEAD
Remote update (Fedora Linux)
I didn’t perform the remote update for this release of Git. See "Updating to Git 126.96.36.199" for an example of notes made during a remote update.