Version-control software allows you to keep several versions of a file. Each time the file is changed, a new version is created. Older versions can be retrieved. Related files can be grouped together. Multiple people can edit the same files and their changes can be merged together.

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How to use Git Extensions with BitBucket/Mercurial repository?

I a have repository on both github.com and bitbucket.org, and I am very familiar with using Git Extensions for all repository functions on GitHub. When I started using bitbucket.org repo's I have to ...
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Install Mercurial 1.9.1 (isapi) on win2k3

I have been trying to get Mercurial installed on my 32bit 2003 server and i have been running into some issues. i have followed these instructions (which is the most current that i can find) with the ...
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How can I know the list of files added to an SVN branch?

I need to find out all the files that were added to a given branch starting from a certain revision number. What command should I use ? I have access to grep, etc. I'm looking for a command-line ...
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Is there a way to use GitHub for Mac for GitHub remote and CLI for other remote?

The GitHub for Mac app says it'll only work with the Git origin remote. This means that it'll only work with one remote. My current remote is used to push to Heroku. Is there a way to set my origin ...
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Do dVCS/git systems also manage incremental file changes

... or do they only manage full "commits"? (by full commits, I mean to say only the working/final files for a given snapshot.) I am needing to learn some kind of VCS as I venture into application ...
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Replace a file in svn HEAD

Unfortunately, I cannot explain exactly what happened. The result is the following: In my repository I have a file foo.bar for which the correct version is HEAD-1. How can I create a new revision, ...
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Git pull/fetch doesn't seem to work

I am using git over hamachi vpn and am able to clone the remote repository. However, git pull/fetch fails after hanging for a long time. The error message displayed is: Write failed: Broken pipe ...
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Merge master functionality into shared branches in Git

Suppose that I have several shared branches on my Git repository, for example: newfeature, experiment and gtkgui, and I share those branches in the origin repository. My team and I make some changes ...
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Adobe version control software?

Does the Adobe CS suite of products come with a version control system that integrates natively with products such as Illustrator / Photoshop allowing action and/or layer level specific version ...
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Simple file manager with version control

As the title suggests, I am looking for a simple file manager script that has some form of version control system built into it. My needs are: It needs to be web based (written in PHP using MySQL ...
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What does OSX Lion use for versioning?

I've read recently that Lion uses version control that tracks changes (deltas), not files (SVN). Has the technology behind this feature been published? I'd assume that it is either Git, Hg, Bazaar, or ...
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how do I source control my color profiles? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to keep my OSX settings under version-control ? I switch between a bunch of Mac and Linux machines at work/home. On my Personal Mac, I have setup TextMate, iTerm, ...
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Free versioning server

I know services like GitHub and BitBucket, but I need even a little but private space to do versioning (doesn't really matters if it's git, hg or svn). Years ago I subscribed to a service that gave me ...
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Integrated version control / backup system for Windows?

In the past I've used svn for storing all previous versions of my source files. Now I'd like to use something similar for my whole Documents folder. I'm not choosing svn this time because: It ...
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Stop Git from Opening a new Terminal.app Window on Commit

Git is automatically opening a Terminal window when I save commit messages on my Mac. This might normally be useful (e.g. if the commit was initiated from a Terminal window), but I use iTerm as my ...
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Could lightweight markup text files and a version control system replace MS Word? [closed]

In every organization and program I've worked in, on, or for, Microsoft Word has been the ubiquitous means of capturing prose--be it engineering memos, documentation, white papers, specifications, ...
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Explaining Git to someone new to revision control

I've recently decided to jump into the whole world of revision control to work on some open source projects I have. I looked around (subversion, mercurial, git, etc) and found that Git seemed to make ...
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Is there a sort of SVN for files from laptop and external HD?

I have a collection of files on laptop, with many folder and subfolders. At the same time, I'd like to do a backup of this collection on my external HD. But browse both path every time is ...
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Which Version of Microsoft Word created a given document?

I'm starting to get multiple MS Word documents sent to me, and I'd like to detect what version of MS word created, or last saved, each doc. Is there some tool for that?   Or, can I determine such ...
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Does versions control system work on server or per site

I tried hard so that I can stay away from version control but in almost good job specifications, I find version control as requirement. So I thought I had to start from somewhere. I always tried to ...
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Any file-based email client application? (With the purpose of putting the mailbox under VCS.)

Like Subversion which has two back-end types: BDB-based and File-based. Most email applications I seen are using database back-end, but the database is not so convenient to manipulate by end-user. ...
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Problem with SVN and non-versioned documents not being able to update and clean up

I am using TortoiseSVN and I am trying to update a folder completely. However, right-clicking the folder and going "SVN update" doesn't work. It usually does. This time it says: Error Working copy ...
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Is there a 64 bit SCC provider for ClearCase?

Just got Slick Edit 16, 64 bit installed, and I use ClearCase for version control. Normally, I have used the SCC provider to do my work, but I'm on a 64 bit OS now, and would really like the power of ...
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user friendly revision control system

I'm looking for a user friendly revision control system that both me and my non technical wife can work with. I've tried subversion and perforce but found them to be over complicated and some things ...
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Any text editor with version control online [closed]

I have a text file on my desktop which gets synced with Dropbox. Are there any services like Dropbox which have a version control system so that I can see the history of all changes made, not just ...
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Folder backups and revisions

I'm creating a database program for drawings, but I am looking for a program that helps me to control the revisions and users of the documents. For example, if one of my draftsmen has to make a ...
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Adding “manually versioned” project to git repository

Back before I had heard of the wonders of version control, I kept projects in folders like "project x 1.0", "project x 1.1", "project x 1.2", etc. There's tons of redundancy in this approach, so I'd ...
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Where are the PHP 5.2.4 Source Files?

I would like to get the source files for PHP 5.2.4. Where are they? I would think php.net but I could not find them on the web. I tried using Tortoise/SVN to connect to the php.net repository but ...
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Is there an appropriate filesystem to store many duplicate files?

I have a bunch of different versions of source codes to manage and have to store them locally. So, here comes the problem: How may I store them without using too much disk space? I am not using ...
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Clearcase Woes with Windows 7

I am using clearcase as my versioning system. I have problems with the mapped views. My project contains few components which are required to be registered using admin privliges. On booting up, the ...
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What is the best mechanism to manage files for a single user working on different computers at different physical places?

Background I am working on 3 different computers at different physical places: a home computer at home, a lab computer at univ laboratory and an unknown computer at unknown place. My data files are ...
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move cvs repository from one server to another

I need to move CVS repository from one server to another. Currently my repository is on external hard disk. So I believe I do not need to copy code from one server to another. Both the servers are ...
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How to version large binary files?

I run Windows XP inside a virtual machine for some tasks. I attempted to use git to version the image for virtual box; however, it is about 6GB after all the service packs. I only have 6GB of ram ...
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putting blog posts under version control

Is there any way to version control blog posts? I don't mind running subversion on my server, but I want my buddies to make changes to what I write and commit to svn, then update the blog post. Has ...
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Powerpoint saves files after just viewing

If i open a .ppt file in Powerpoint 2007 and then just close it without modifying anything the file will be saved/modified by powerpoint. (.pptx doesnt seem to be affected) This is very annoying as ...
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version control for open office

I know open office files are just zip of text (plus images), so I'm temped to use my favorite version control system to version them, but I'll need some hooks to zip/unzip etc. Somebody must have ...
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Tortoise CVS icons not visible in Win 7 x64

I'm running Tortoise CVS 1.10.10 (with CVS NT 2.5.03) on Win 7 x64, and my folder overlay icons won't appear. I don't remember when this happened, however I've a colleague running the same setup ...
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Program to check out various code repositories [closed]

I frequently find myself needing to download source code or binaries from various repositories all over from different version control mechanisms (SVN repos, hg and git, etc). Does there exist a ...
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Is it safe to delete a branch from a github fork once it's been merged upstream?

I've only recently tried my hand at forking in github and would like some "best practice" advice. I created a branch in my fork, and that branch got pulled into master of the upstream project. It no ...
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How to handle files that don't need version control in mercurial

I am new to mercurial, and for the most part do LaTeX reports and statistical calculations in R using .csv and/or .sqlite files. Re LaTeX, all I really care is the .tex file. Re R, I don't need ...
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How to keep my OSX settings under version-control?

Coming from Linux, I've gotten in the habit of keeping my config files under a git repository. Since I got a macbook however, I've made a lot of tweaks through defaults write and preferences panels, ...
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Setup Version Control on Dreamweaver

I have a win computer on the Network called WIN2K8FS1 I have TortoiseSVN on a win computer and when I go to checkout a repository with Tortoise it asks me for the URL of the repository. I put in: ...
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GIT merge master into a branch

I have been developing a new feature on a new branch, on the side I have committed quite a few changes on my master branch. I would like to know if it's possible to merge the master branch in my new ...
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Versionable text spreadsheet format, ideally with GUI editor

I'm looking for a spreadsheet format that whose diffs won't look insane if I version it. Ideally this would have a decent editor to go with it (GUI preferably), and should be available ...
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How do i create a remote repo to push?

I notice i can have multiple remote repos. This is great. I'd like to have one on the local network. The network and that server is usually good but sometimes it goes down we'll have a backup server ...
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Will a SVN for multiple terabytes of graphics/images require a large amount of space for the repository?

I am looking at implementing a simple SVN for our design department. I am leaning towards SVN with Versions (OS X client). We have about 3 TB and growing of design images. I'm curious how SVN ...
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What is a good choice of version control software for photography?

I have a large and growing collection of photos. I would like to use version control software to give me "rewind" functionality - typically so I can go back and see the original of an edited image. I ...
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TortoiseHg; How to Connect to Server?

I'm starting a project with another partner of mine and have therefore resorted to using the Student Package from Kiln as a repository. I would like to get the bloody thing to work. I've looked at ...
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project management beyond CVS

CVS is great when you have a simple, self-contained project, but what is the next step up the hierarchy? I have a lot of individual projects under CVS, but any realistic project has tendrils and ...
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Git SVN rebase to tags only

I'm extending an open source project with additional functionality. So I'll be basing my code on the released version of the source code. The open source project uses SVN and I uses Git. How would I ...