I'm looking for the git tag of Bitcoin at the time of the fork as well as litecoin after the fork

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Since the v0.8 release Litecoin is developed using patches to the Bitcoin code base.

  • Was the code completely revised as of 0.8?
    – Shamoon
    Nov 5, 2013 at 13:17
  • Yes, differences to bitcoin in v0.6.3 were turned into a patch set to the bitcoin code base to be maintained separately.
    – weex
    Aug 18, 2014 at 3:19

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