Upon installing a recent version of Git Client opted to evaluate one of its sub-components.
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- Git Bash is an application for Microsoft Windows environments that provides an emulation layer for a Git command-line experience. Bash is an acronym for Bourne Again Shell. A shell is a terminal application used to interface with an operating system through written commands. Bash is a popular default shell on Linux and macOS. Git Bash is a package that installs Bash, some common bash utilities, and Git on a Windows operating system.
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- Git Bash is a source control management system for Windows. It allows users to type Git commands that make source code management easier through versioning and commit history. Bash is a Linux-based command line (that has been ported over to Windows) while Shell is a native Windows command line.
The executable for Git Bash is available in the folder “C:Program Files\Git“.
The file name git-bash.exe.
To execute git bash, please issue “C:Program Files\Git\git-bash.exe”
One can also initiate using Windows Explorer.
There is a wealth of utilities available via Git Bash.
Command – help
Output – GUI
Git – help