A maintenance release Git is now available at the usual

This backmerges the performance fix to connectivity check performed
after “git fetch” finishes transferring objects from the other end.

The release tarballs are found at:

and their SHA-1 checksums are:

97f6006daccf916078896f8b24aadd882d941cf7  git-
9a1575a4de8074b4034ae5baaf87b5ae615d635c  git-htmldocs-
6cae2f1ea878de96b24644c23abc0086ac9283cc  git-manpages-

Also the following public repositories all have a copy of the v1.7.9.7
tag and the maint-1.7.9 branch that the tag points at:

url = git://
url =
url = git://
url = git://
url =

Junio C Hamano wrote on 26 Apr 2012