git 1.8.x on CentOS

At the moment this is not on EPEL & CentOS repo, you'll have to compile from source.

Get the desired version: http://code.google.com/p/git-core/downloads/list

tar -xzvf ./git-1.8.x.tar.gz
cd ./git-1.8.x
./configure
make && make install

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