Please describe the problem.

v8 repo automatically upgrades to v10 which is contrary to what the changelog states here ?version 10.20220822.

What steps will reproduce the problem?

git init
git annex init --version 8
git config annex.version
git annex info > /dev/null
git config annex.version

What version of git-annex are you using? On what operating system?

10.20220822 Linux

fixed --Joey